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The Philippine lockdown has been extended until May 15. This includes Mindoro Island.


Today, the Philippine government announced the extension of the lockdown and Mindoro Island will remain a restricted area until May 15, 2020. The areas that were eligible for the extension are as follows Some areas are expected to be reviewed at the end of April.

✦The Philippine government’s announcement on May 14 that the lockdown has been further extended until May 31. Puerto Galera is an area that falls under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ). For more information, click here.

Metro Manila, Calabarzon Region, Central Luzon, Mindoro Island, Pangasinan, Benguet, Catanduanes, Albay Province

In addition, the area around the Visayas and Mindanao region will continue to be cordoned off as a dangerous area.

Duterte extends Philippines lockdown until May 15, changes coverage


Here’s what’s happening now in Puerto Galera, Sabang Beach is under tight control. The public is allowed to go out up to two times a week on a ticketed basis. For example, when you go from Saban to the center of Puerto Galera to go shopping or to the bank.

However, it seems that there are rules such as Friday for banks and Wednesday for business purchases.

People use a shuttle provided by the municipality for transportation. oving in jeepneys, tricycles and motorbikes is not allowed.

As for the general public, they are allowed to move around in certain areas of Sabang Beach, but there is a strict checking system in place at the entrance of the Sabang area to prevent them from going out on their own.

People with special circumstances, such as medical professionals and essential workers, are covered by a permit system.

For ordinary Filipinos, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provides compensation for absence from work in the amount of 10,000 pesos or US$200.

We’ll keep you posted as soon as we have more information.

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