Albay town declares state of calamity due to COVID-19 | Inquirer News

Albay town declares state of calamity due to COVID-19

LEGAZPI CITY –– The local government of Camalig in Albay declared a state of calamity in the town on Tuesday due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Mayor Carlos Irwin Baldo Jr. said the local council passed a resolution that would allow the local government to use the calamity funds to help the constituents amid the imposition of the enhanced community quarantine.

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Baldo has suspended work in public and private offices and establishments, except for health and emergency providers and employees.

All non-food establishments such as resorts, bars, internet shops, billiard halls, and other non-essential businesses were ordered temporarily closed.

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Exempted were gasoline stations, hardware, and pharmacies/drug stores./lzb

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