Commuters will be required to wear face shields starting August 15. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Undersecretary for Administrative Service Artemio Tuazon Jr. has already directed transportation officials to enforce the policy. A memorandum, dated August 03, was also issued.
The mandatory wearing of face shields is an addition to other protocols such as wearing of face mask and physical distancing. It may be recalled that in the City of Iloilo, safety guidelines have been issued to add precautionary measures in preventing the spread of coronavirus disease.