The IATF has finally released information on who are allowed to work during the quarantine. Refer to the infographics below and see if your industry is allowed to resume operations.
Industries that provide basic needs, such as food, water, medicine, and services such as hospitals, food preparation, laundry, and delivery services are allowed to operate in ECQ, MECQ, and GCQ areas.
Utility services such as those that provide power, energy, water, telecoms are allowed to operate in all areas. Some industries, however, will only be allowed to run in 50% capacity.
Real estate activities and some manufacturing industries, however, will only be allowed to run in 50% capacity.
Insurance, legal and accounting, management consultancy, architecture, and engineering activities and scientific researches will be allowed under MECQ but under 50% capacity only.
Hotels and other businesses that provide accommodations are not allowed even in GCQ areas.
Malls and commercial centers will reopen under MECQ and GCQ, but barbershops and hair salons will remain closed under GCQ. Dine-in in restaurants is also still not allowed.
Under MECQ, trains, buses, jeepneys, taxis, TNVS are still not allowed to operate. Under GCQ, these may be allowed but subject to limited capacity per vehicle.
Under MECQ, outdoor walking and jogging are allowed as long as individuals are wearing a mask and practicing 2-meter distance from one person to another.
Under MECQ, only a maximum of 5 may be allowed to gather together. Under GCQ, you can have a get-together with a maximum of 10 participants.
According to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, outdoor exercises such as walking, jogging, running, and biking are allowed under MECQ as long as people wear masks and observe two-meter physical distancing.
He also said that gatherings of not more than five people will be allowed in areas under MECQ.
According to the IATF, Metro Manila, Laguna, and Cebu City will remain under MECQ until May 31.
Under the MECQ, non-leisure malls may reopen, but according to Roque, they may only operate on 50 percent of its workforce. This is to allow the public to access essential goods and other items. Stores that are allowed to operate in malls under MECQ are the following:
Likewise, manufacturing companies producing the following goods may also operate on 50 percent workforce capacity:
Offices may partially reopen and resume operations on a skeleton workforce if they provide the following services:
This story originally appeared on Esquiremag.ph.
*Minor edits have been made by the SmartParenting.com.ph editors.
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