MANILA, Philippines — The city government of Valenzuela announced on Thursday (July 23) that it is placing Bagong Kaunlaran in Barangay Paso de Blas under community lockdown.
It will take effect from 12:00 AM of July 25 to 11:59 PM of August 9.
According to Mayor Rex Gatchalian, the measure follows the increase in number of residents contracting COVID-19 based on the recent community swab testing where 50 percent of its population yielded positive results.
During the lockdown period, the city government will distribute food rations and hygiene kits to the affected community to be delivered in four rounds:
- July 25
- July 30
- August 4
- August 9
All residents are not allowed to go out during the lockdown period.
Violations of the lockdown protocol will incur P5,000 fine under the city’s Stay At Home Ordinance and P10,000 plus imprisonment of up to 30 days under the city’s COVID-19 Spread Prevention Ordinance.
Simula 12:00 AM ng Hulyo 25, 2020 hanggang 11:59 PM ng Agosto 9, 2020, ang komunidad ng BAGONG KAUNLARAN sa Barangay…Posted by REX Gatchalian on Thursday, 23 July 2020
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