Guimaras imposes entry restrictions

Posted by watchmen
March 17, 2020

In response to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, the Guimaras provincial government imposed restrictions on individuals entering the island-province. Governor Samuel T. Gumarin’s Executive Order No. 34, which prohibits entry onto the island, became effective as of 12:01 a.m. this morning.
However, healthcare workers, authorized government officials or personnel, those travelling for medical or humanitarian reasons, persons providing basic services and utilities, returning residents of the province, and those who are working within the provincial government will be allowed to enter. In addition, those visiting from Iloilo, Capiz, Antique, and Aklan will be permitted to set foot in Guimaras provided health authorities have cleared them of the virus.
Gumarin emphasized, the transport of essential goods, supplies, and medicines should not be disrupted./WDJ

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