Bacolod, 6 other NegOcc LGUs under Alert Level 1

April 19, 2022 by No Comments

SINCE cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) remained low in Bacolod City, the National Inter-Agency Task Force retained its Alert Level 1 status from April 16 until the end of the month.This is already the third extension of Alert Level 1 in Bacolod City this year, Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia said.He said the local government has always shown and has been consistent in the improvements in its management, control and implementation of health, safety and welfare programs among its constituents.Bacolod’s curfew hours will remain from 12 midnight until 4 a.m. while the modified policy on liquor ban is still lifted while the city stays under Alert Level 1.As the alert level of Bacolod was retained, venues for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, parties, visit to public places like parks and libraries, internet cafes, billiard halls, amusement arcades, cinemas and other recreational venues should be limited to 80 percent outdoor capacity 60 percent indoor capacity.The same rule will apply for in-person religious and necrological services gatherings, dine-in services, personal care establishments like spas and barbershops, fitness studios and gyms, karaoke bars and concerts, limited face to face classes and gatherings in residences with individuals not belonging to the same household.Offices of city government shall revert back to full onsite capacity making the work-from-home scheme suspended temporarily.Non-vaccinated employees are required to present a negative reverse transcription – polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test every two weeks before they will be allowed to work onsite.Intrazonal and interzonal movement shall be allowed without regard to age and comorbidities.In Negros Occidental, meanwhile, Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson issued on Friday, April 15, Executive Order No. 22-17 Series of 2022 placing the cities of Sagay, Victorias and La Carlota along with the towns of E.B. Magalona, Pulupandan and San Enrique under Alert Level 1.The governor also extended the Alert Level 2 status for the rest of the province until April 30, 2022.*