Bulacan police deployed to border checkpoints

Published August 2, 2021, 2:29 PM

by Freddie Velez

Governor Daniel R. Fernando has confirmed the deployment of members of the Bulacan Provincial Police Office (BPPO) to all boundaries of Bulacan to conduct checkpoints on those who will enter and exit the province.

Fernando confirmed this before 65 farmers attending the National Swine Repopulation program BABAy ASF seminar in Barangay Taboc, Angat, Bulacan on Monday, August 2.

Governor Daniel R. Fernando (Bulacan PIO)

He issued Executive Order No. 27, Series of 2021, extending the General Community Quarantine with high restrictions status of the province from August 1 to 15 due to the threat of the COVID-19 Delta variant.

He said curfew hours will be from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. The curfew, however, does not apply to authorized persons outside of residence or APORs as well as to essential workers doing cargo, delivery, and public transportation.

“Essential travel lamang po at mga APOR ang pinapayagang papasok at lalabas ng NCR Plus areas. Ang mga indibidwal na 18-65 na taong gulang ay maaaring lumabas ng kanilang tahanan na may mahalagang gagawin. Operational pa din ang public transportation sa kasalukuyang kapasidad na ipinapatupad ng DOTr,” ( Only essential travel and APORs are allowed to enter and exit in the NCR Plus areas. Individuals 18 to 65 years old with essential errands are allowed to go outside. Public transport is also operational with a percentage capacity implemented by the DOTr),” Fernando said.

Indoor dine-in services are only allowed at 20 percent capacity; and outdoor or al fresco at 50 percent capacity. Outdoor tourist attractions are allowed with 30 percent capacity and strict adherence to minimum public health standards. The specialized markets of the Department of Tourism (DOT) are also allowed with strict adherence to minimum public health standards and other protocols and restrictions implemented by the DOT.

Religious gatherings are allowed at 10 percent of the venue’s capacity. However, the LGUs have the discretion to allow up to 30 percent capacity.

Personal care services like beauty salons, parlors, barbershops, and nail Spa could operate at 30 percent capacity.

Venues for meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions (MICE), and social events are not allowed.

Indoor sports, courts, venues, and indoor tourist attractions are not allowed.