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Iloilo City Government Imposes Safety Guidelines to Start August 04


Iloilo City Government recently issues Executive Order 113 imposing safety guidelines from August 04, 12:01am until August 18, 11:59pm – unless a longer period is required. The EO imposes the following:

Curfew. All persons, establishments whether public or private, shall observe the curfew in effect within Iloilo City from 10:00pm to 4:00am. However, it will not be applicable to those with work arrangements in BPO, KPO, warehouses, logistics, ports, arrastre, food manufacturing, storage, preservation, hospitals, media, and other similar businesses or occupations which require employees to go to work after curfew hours.

Restrictions to movement. All employees aged 55 years and older shall be allowed to avail work from home arrangements, unless their presence in the workplace is vital, necessary, and indispensable. Moreover, individuals aged 70 years old and above and those below 21 years old shall not be allowed to leave their houses, except to buy or secure essential goods or to seek medical attention.

*Establishments providing essential goods shall be allowed to accept persons above 70 years of age during the first hour of operations. Succeeding operating hours shall be dedicated to other patrons.

Ban on sale and consumption of liquor. Sale and public consumption of liquor shall be prohibited. Liquor and alcoholic beverages refer to any drink containing a specific percentage of alcohol by volume or weight.

Further information can be accessed in the EO below:

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