Mayor Nicholas Yulo ordered all Bago City government employees, except for frontliners and security personnel, to work from home starting Thursday, April 8, while the Bago City Hall undergoes general disinfection.
City Hall operations will resume on April 12 on a skeletal working arrangement, he said.
Yulo told DIGICAST NEGROS that on Tuesday and Wednesday Bago City had 21 new COVID-19 positive persons , 16 of whom are city government employees.
Yulo signed Executive Order No. 10 series of 2021 Wednesday adopting the work from home arrangement starting Thursday.
All officials, employees and workers affected by COVID-19 are ordered to strictly comply with existing health protocols, Yulo said in the his EO.
They are also mandated to report to their department heads or to the CHO if they exhibit signs and symptoms of COVID-19, he added.
Kabankalan City also had 25 new COVID-19 hit residents on Tuesday, April 6, some of whom reportedly had gone to a cockfight.*