After the government of the Philippines has a plan to easing physical distancing regulations in the country, makes thousand of doctors in the Philippines have expressed their opposition.
They said, that the government’s plan is too early to relax the rules amid the increase of coronavirus cases.
In an online forum on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, said that Dr. Antonio Dans, a leading expert on the country’s university health care law, said, “The government should not change its rule of one meter between passengers, because it could lead to more transmission.”
As cited from Japan Today, the government of the Philippines plans to gradually reduce social distancing rules on public transportation to just half a meter on September 28 and 0.3 meters on October 12, 2020.
As data from the Health Office of the Philippines, the country has 261,000 cases and at least 4,371 deaths due to the pandemic.