The national government wants people to wear face shields on top of their face masks as an added layer of protection against the new coronavirus.
The Palawan Sangguniang Panlalawigan has moved to exempt cyclists from wearing face shields.
Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte defended the face shields that they distributed bearing his and his sons', Gov. Migz and Luigi, faces, saying that those were only donated.
Ako Bicol Rep. Zaldy Co said that the party-list has continued to distribute face shields and personal protective gear in several provinces in Bicol Region.
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Palawan has encouraged the municipal governments as well as the private establishments to provide face masks and face shields for their respective employees.