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Php 500 Penalty for Not Wearing Facemask – Iloilo City


Regulation Ordinance No. 2020-061, also known as an ‘Ordinance mandating the wearing of face mask or face covering in public during a Pandemic/Epidemic period’, was mandated in Iloilo City. The Ordinance was sponsored by Councilor Ely A. Estante Jr and seconded by Councilor Jose Efrain G. Treñas III, Lady Julie Grace L. Baronda, Candice Magdalene A. Tupas, Alan A. Zaldivar, and Lyndon V. Acap.

The Ordinance mandates the use of face mask or face covering for the duration of the ‘pandemic period’ while in public or when going to public places in Iloilo City. Moreover, a fine of Php 500 is imposed for those who will violate the ordinance, except on minors.

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