Enhanced Community Quarantine Effective Today in Iloilo City

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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Trenas signed the Executive order no. 55  March 19, 2020, placing Iloilo City under enhanced community quarantine.

The enhanced community quarantine will start March 20, 2020, from 12:01 AM until April 14, 2020, at 11:59 PM. This is applicable to establishments, government offices and residential areas.
According to the Facebook page of Mayor Jerry Trenas, he explained the restrictions implemented during the enhanced community quarantine.

Transportation will be suspended, provision of food and essential health services shall be regulated and heightened presence of uniformed personnel to enforce quarantine procedures will be implemented

Here’s what you need to know during the enhanced community quarantined:

  • Social Distancing must be observed at all times. 
  • All public and private offices and commercial establishments and stores will be closed, except for the following:
  1. Public Markets
  2. Sari-sari stores, supermarket, groceries
  3. Convenience stores
  4. Hospitals, medical clinics, medical facilities
  5. Diagnostics centers, laboratories
  6. Pharmacies and drugstores
  7. Water refilling stations
  8. Laundry shops
  9. Manufacturing and processing plants or commissaries of basic food products and medicine
  10. Banks and pawnshops
  11. Money transfer services, payment, and remittance centers
  12. Public utilities (power, energy, water, and telecommunications)
  13. Transportation ( bus, taxi, and PUVs)
  14. Hardware stores
  15. Gasoline stations
  16. Burial and crematory; public viewing and wakes are prohibited.
  17. Food preparation, take out and delivery services of restaurants, fast-food chains, and other eating establishments. Dine-in is strictly prohibited.
  18. BPOs and KPOs 
  19. Media outlets
  20. Automobile repair shops
  21. Automobile parts and supply store
  22. Industrial supplies and services
  23. Shipping companies, cargo handling
  24. Agricultural supply stores
  25. Other processing plants including ice, grains, flour, wheat, fish and other food or food-related products.
  26. Other establishments that may be allowed by the Iloilo City Government.
  • Operating hours are also limited to 7:00 PM or 8:00 PM only
  • A curfew will be imposed from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM until April 14, 2020, at 11:59 PM.
  • Liquor ban is also implemented during the quarantine period. Any selling, dispensing and transporting of liquor or alcoholic drinks will be prohibited.
  • PUVs and Jeepneys are allowed to operate until further notice from LTFRB but must observe strict social distancing.

The quarantine period may be extended or shortened depending on the daily cases and progress of the CoVid Cases. also upon the recommendation of IATF-EID, DOH or Iloilo City Health office.

This EO is to further strengthen the social distancing inside Iloilo City and to help stop the chain of transmission within Iloilo City. This is for the good of our city and the welfare of its people. Let us cooperate and be one as we fight COVID-19. I know together we can win against this virus. Keep safe my beloved Ilonggos, Mayor Trenas

We are hereby asked to cooperate and please stay at home. 
This is for the best and safety of everyone, we must all take part and be responsible to prevent the spread of CoVid virus. 

Stay safe Ilonggos!

Sources: Jerry Trenas Facebook Page

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