Gatherings Allowed in Baguio City During MGCQ
Mayor Benjamin Magalong, through the Public Information Office – City of Baguio (PIO-Baguio), has released a statement regarding the conduct of gatherings in the city under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ).
Gatherings ALLOWED in Baguio During MGCQ
In line with the mayor’s statement, it was mentioned that some low-key gatherings may be allowed.
However, social distancing and stringent health standards are still to be followed.
Here are the following LOW-KEY gatherings that will be allowed in Baguio during the implementation of MGCQ:
- Low-key marriage ceremonies
- Low-key religious rites
- Small family gathering rights to celebrate milestones
- Funeral rites limited only to direct family members
Gatherings NOT ALLOWED in Baguio During MGCQ
On the other hand, gatherings such as mass gatherings, community assemblies, non-essential work gatherings, and religious gatherings are still NOT allowed in the City of Baguio under the MGCQ classification.
“Now that more activities are allowed during MGCQ, we have to be even more vigilant and cautious because COVID-19 is still a threat to the health of the community. For this reason, mass gatherings, community assemblies, non-essential work gatherings, and religious gatherings will remain prohibited in the city while we are still studying effective health and safety measures to protect our citizens.”
– Mayor Benjamin Magalong
Furthermore, the mayor said that they will continue to hold dialogues and consultations with affected sectors in order to find the best and most effective measures and protocols to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the city.
LGU of Baguio City Against COVID-19
Mayor Magalong also assured the public that the local government will continue to craft relevant and risk-based health standards, precautionary measures, and protocols to protect the people of Baguio from the virus.
“We have survived this long by adopting and adapting, and this is also how we will follow through with the guidelines on MGCQ,” he added.
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SOURCE PIO Baguio