Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson this afternoon, October 30, signed an executive order extending the duration of the Modified General Community Quarantine over Negros Occidental until 11:59 p.m. of November 30.
The governor, in Executive Order No. 20-47, Series of 2020, said all persons violating the provisions of the EO and established health safety protocols issued by the Department of Health and the Inter-Agency Task Force will face appropriate administrative and criminal charges.
Negros Occidental has been under MGCQ since June.
There are 62 new COVID-19 cases in Negros Occidental and 25 in Bacolod City, the Department of Health reported today.
The DOH said 4,614 persons have been hit by COVID-19 in Negros Occidental, 2,936 of whom have recovered and 79 have died. The province has 1,599 active cases, it added.
In Bacolod City, 4,796 have been hit by COVID-19, of whom 4,392 have recovered and 126 have died. The city has 276 active cases, the DOH said.*