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Davao City LGU mandates scanning of Safe Davao QR code

Philippine Information Agency
25 Jan 2021, 19:38 GMT+10

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 22, (PIA)- The local government of Davao City has required all establishments and offices in Davao City to impose the scanning of the Safe Davao QR code of all individuals entering their premises starting February 3, 2021 based on the Executive Order No. 02 released yesterday.

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio underscored that the DQR can now function based on its purpose after it was tested accordingly.

She said Section 2 of the EO requires all individual offices and establishments to scan the DQR of the individuals entering their premises or post their establishment DQR ready for scanning by individuals, except the following establishments: 1) offices and establishments that are not enclosed or are not inside a structure with a roof and walls, for example, milk tea stall, ambulant vendor, lechon manok stand, sari-sari store, bakeshops, market (palengke) stall, etc. 2) buildings that contain several offices or stores inside, such as malls, hospitals, commercial complexes, etc.

"Other exceptions are individual stores and offices inside the buildings should be the ones that will scan the DQR," she said.

She said persons and establishments who have concerns about the DQR may contact helplines: for GLOBE Calls Only: 0915-661-7690, 0977-067-7976 and 0995-461-6400; for GLOBE Text Only 0995-461-6402, 0995-461-6394 and 0977-067-7949; for SMART Calls Only: 0961-750-3540 and 0961-071-7590; for SMART Text Only: 0961-750-3541 and 0961-750-3542.

Based on data from the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Davao, around 1.8 million individuals have registered to the Safe Davao QR and 77,000 establishments listed.

The Safe Davao QR has started sending a text message to individuals who were in the same time and place of a Covid-19 positive case based on case investigation. (PIA XI-Joey Sem Dalumpines with reports from the City Information Office)

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