President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Thursday, July 1, a special non-working day in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.
San Carlos City will mark its charter day on July 1, Proclamation 1171 said.
It is but fitting and proper that the people of San Carlos City be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in its charter day rites subject to community quarantine, social distancing and other public health measures, the proclamation said.
San Carlos City had 45 active COVID-19 cases on Monday, June 28.
It has had 1,791 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic last year, with 1,669 recoveries and 77 deaths.*