Pasig reopens with some restrictions under the GCQ

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MANILA – All government services in Pasig City recommenced full operations on Wednesday taking after the modest downgrading to general community quarantine (GCQ) with restrictions in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus for the rest of June.

However, residents were advised that only those with essential travel will be permitted to go out, such as essential workers, those who have medical emergencies, those who need to buy food, and those who require access to social services.

Senior Citizens who have been fully vaccinated are now permitted in public locations if they provide their vaccination cards upon entry to establishments.

Indoor dine-in seating capacity to food establishments should be limited to 40%, and 50 % for outdoors.

Meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions, and similar activities are allowed to fill up to 30% of the premise.

A 20% venue capacity will be allowed for indoor tourist attractions, historical sites, and museums to operate, while 50% capacity will be permitted for outdoor tourist spots.

A 50% seating capacity is allowed for the personal care establishments such as beauty salons, barbershops, and nail spas to operate, confined to services that allow both the client and the service provider to wear face masks.

Gyms and other fitness centers may open with a capacity of 20%, while non-contact indoor sports venues may have a capacity of 30%.

Religious gatherings must be at least 30 percent full.

“Gatherings for necrological services, wakes, inurnment, and funerals for fatalities not caused by Covid-19 are authorized,” the local government noted in a social media advisory.

The curfew hours in the NCR, Bulacan, Cavite, Rizal, and Laguna have been amended to midnight from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m.

Pasig is still dealing with 275 active Covid-19 cases as of June 16, out of a total of 31,471 confirmed cases. There have been 30,313 successful recoveries and 883 fatalities.

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