Mayor Sara backs creation of unified contact tracing QR code system in Davao Region


Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has expressed support to the proposed unified QR code system for contact tracing in Davao Region to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease.

The local chief executive said Davao de Oro Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy recommended the implementation of the region-wide QR code system, which includes putting up its own operation center to expedite the exchange of contact tracing information among the local government units (LGUs).

“This strategy is a more sustainable and realistic option in Covid-19 response as well as create a good opportunity to buy time to act on less than a thousand active cases inside the region and its speedy isolation and contact tracing,” she said.

Duterte-Carpio added that the synergized platform would also mean less trouble, especially to workers traveling in and out of the city.