Effective tonight, persons 18 years old and above will have extra hours outside of their residence as Gov. Eugenio Lacson ordered to shorten curfew hours.
In his executive order signed yesterday, November 11, the governor said that the existing 8PM curfew will be adjusted to 12midnight to 4am of the following day. But Lacson said in his executive order that persons not of legal age has to follow the 10PM-4AM curfew schedule.
The aforementioned curfew hours shall be enforced until all the local chief executives of the component cities and municipalities of the Province of Negros Occidental recommend its lifting, the EO added.
The governor cautioned the general public and establishments to comply with the provisions of the EO, as well as the established health and safety protocols issued by the Department of Health in order not to face any legal sanction from the Capitol.
The following persons shall not be bound by the new curfew.
- Persons in need of emergency services,
- Personnel in Cargo vehicles,
- Authorized Persons Outside their Residence with a valid work schedule, provided that they must provide sufficient proof of their identification and work schedule.