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8 pm to 5 am curfew stays in Bulacan despite return to GCQ

/ 05:46 PM August 22, 2020

CITY OF MALOLOS – An 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew in Bulacan will continue to be enforced in spite of the easing of restrictions when the province reverted back to a general community quarantine (GCQ) from a two-week long modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) that ended on August 19.

The Bulacan Curfew and Quarantine Pass Ordinance, numbered 87-2020, tasks the police and barangay officials to detain curfew violators. Only authorized persons outside their residence (APOR) and employees returning home from work would be exempted.

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Records at the Bulacan police indicated that violators were made to fulfill hours of community service, pending the passage of a new curfew law with stiffer penalties. CARMELA REYES-ESTROPE

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