The province of Negros Occidental and the city of Bacolod will remain under GCQ until end of June. But Malacanang has placed Iloilo province, Negros Oriental and Iloilo City under MECQ.
Casino Filipino was forced to close its s games and entertainment operations Saturday after 79 employees tested positive of the corona virus.
The medical community in the province has sought the intervention of Gov. Eugenio Lacson for a 2-week economic slow down to curb the rising cases of COVID-19.
OCTA research has tagged Bacolod as among the top 5 cities in the Philippines with most number of COVID-19 cases as of June 8.
Nearly 20,000 individuals were apprehended by the local police for failure to observe minimum health protocol as imposed by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Sea travel between Bacolod and Iloilo City resumes today, June 1, however, Malacañang said the city of Iloilo will remain under Modified Enhance Community Quarantine until June 15.
The Senate has approved on second reading the bill proposing the construction of a P600-million general hospital in Bacolod City.
Commercial travel between Bacolod and Iloilo City will be suspended effective 12AM of May 25.