SANTA ROSA, Nueva Ecija – A subdivision in Barangay Lourdes here was placed under granular lockdown after more than 40 residents were found to be either confirmed, suspected, or probable coronavirus cases.
Based on Executive Order 27-2021 signed by Mayor Josefino Angeles, the granular lockdown imposed on San Rosa Homes runs from Sept. 20 to Oct. 4, 2021.
Section 2 of the EO says no one shall enter or leave Santa Rosa Homes within the said period.
“Kung may medical emergency ang isang naninirahan at kailangang pumunta sa duktor o ospital, papayagan silang lumabas at makapasok muli,” part of Section 2 reads. “Kung magpapabili ng gamot at iba pang essential items, ang mga kawani ng Pamahalaang Barangay sa Lourdes ay tutulong sa pagbili ng essential items,” it added.
Employees who will have to report to work shall be allowed entry but have to find temporary shelter for they will not be allowed to return until the lockdown ends.
The EO also provides for mandatory wearing of face masks, liquor ban, ban on social gatherings as well as delivery of any items from the outside.
“Ang mga magde-deliver ng pagkain o iba pang produkto ay hanggang sa checkpoint lamang at doon kukunin ng bumili,” added the measure.
School modules shall be delivered by persons manning the checkpoint to the students’ residence and construction activities within the subdivision shall temporarily be stopped.
The EO also provides funeral wake shall be allowed for deaths not related to Covid-19 but only immediate members of the family shall attend.
Utilities such as Nueva Ecija Electric Cooperative and Santa Rosa Water District shall not disconnect services to residents of Santa Rosa Homes who cannot pay bills un due time because of the granular lockdown.