Trending on social media today is a picture of the casket displayed at the quarantine checkpoint area of the Itogon Municipal Police Station with the tagline "Stay Home or Stay Here".
According to P/Maj. Rommel Sawatang, Chief of Police, said it is a psychological approach to encourage residents to follow the Enhanced Community Quarantine protocol.
He said they decided to take such a step as they observed that many Itogon residents were still going outside their homes.
The official thanked the people who appreciated the strategy and hoped it would not negatively affect the residents of Itogon.
He added that it was their best intention to help residents adhere to the quarantine protocol so that they would not be infected with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Cover Photo: Db Bungallon