MANILA - Department of Transportation's Office for Transportation Security (DOTr-OTS) made disinfection procedures as a daily routine to prevent community transmission of the COVID-19 virus at the workplace.

On top of the regular cleaning and disinfection by OTS general service workers, it has contracted the services of a professional disinfection and fumigation company today, 24 March 2021, after the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the office.

In the last two weeks, there had been seven (7) OTS employees, three of which were high ranking officers, reported to be positive of COVID-19.

Similarly, following the Memorandum from the Office of the President dated 19 March 2021, the OTS is likewise reducing its operational capacity to 30% minimum and 50% maximum, to maintain the social distancing protocol.