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MECQ Extended Until June 15 in Iloilo City

MECQ Extended Iloilo City

MECQ Extended in Iloilo City: The Iloilo City Government recently issued Executive Order no. 50, an order extending the implementation of the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine in Iloilo City effective immediately until 11:59pm of June 15, unless otherwise repealed or lifted earlier by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) and for other purposes.

Here are some of the highlights in the executive order:

Curfew. All persons shall not be permitted outside their residences from 10pm until 4am except those obtaining essential goods and services, or working in essential services or industries and offices where the nature of their work requires them to report on a night shift.

Travel Moratorium. Iloilo City to Negros Island and vice versa. Both inbound and outbound travel of persons from Negros Island to Iloilo City and vice versa shall be temporarily suspended effective immediately until 11:59pm of June 15. Provided further that, the unimpeded movement of cargo in and out of Iloilo City to Negros Island shall be guaranteed.

Extension of City Wide Border Control. Entry and exit point to and from the City of Iloilo by way of land, sea, and air travel shall remain restricted beginning 12:01am of June 01 until 11:59pm of June 15, unless otherwise lifted or extended, except for the following purposes:

  • Work
  • Medical needs
  • Accessing government services
  • Transport of goods and/or construction materials
  • Humanitarian purposes
  • Returning overseas Filipino workers
  • Locally stranded individuals
  • Authorized persons outside of residence

Inspection at the checkpoints shall be imposed and the border enforcers are authorized to request travellers to produce relevant documents to support their purpose of travel which may include but are not limited to:

  • Valid company/office ID
  • Up to date medical certificate/medical referral/medical prescription
  • Proof of appointment with government offices
  • And such other pertinent documents as needed

Limited movement of vulnerable sectors. This includes the following: 1) persons more than 65 years of age; 2) persons below 18 years of age; 3) pregnant women; 4) persons with comorbidities, immune deficiencies, and other risk factors; 5) persons with disabilities

Other information about the EO, can be seen in the below-embedded post.

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