LIST: Industries allowed to operate during MECQ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has released the list of industries that would be allowed to operate during the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in NCR Plus.

Industries allowed to reopen at 50% capacity on-site include:

  • veterinary clinics
  • media establishments
  • banks, pawnshops, money transfer services
  • capital markets
  • water supply, janitorial/sanitation services
  • energy sector
  • telecommunication companies, internet service provider, cable television provider
  • airline and aircraft maintenance pilots and crew employees of aviation schools
  • ship captains and crew of shipyard operations and repair
  • dental and rehabilitation clinics

Meanwhile, industries allowed to operate at full capacity under are:

  • public and private hospitals
  • health emergency and frontline services
  • medicine manufacturers
  • industries involved agriculture
  • logistics service provides
  • manufacturing related to food and essential goods
  • companies which manufacture construction materials
  • essential retail trade groceries , hardware office supplies, bicycle and laundry shops
  • water refilling stations
  • restaurants and kiosks limited to take out and delivery
  • financial service provides
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • public

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LIST: Industries allowed to operate during

DTI also released the list of establishments that are still not allowed to operate during the MECQ:

  • Entertainment venues with live performers, cinemas
  • Recreational venues such as internet cafes, arcades, etc.
  • Amusement parks
  • Outdoor sports courts or venues for contact sports
  • Indoor sports courts or venues, gyms, spas, swimming pools etc.
  • Casinos, horse racing, cockfighting and operation of cockpits, lottery and betting shops, and other establishments except for the draws conducted by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
  • Indoor visitor or tourist attractions, libraries, archives, museums, galleries, and cultural shows and exhibits
  • Outdoor tourist attractions
  • Venues for meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions
  • Personal care services which includes beauty salons, beauty parlors, medical aesthetic clinics, etc. Homes service of these activities are also not allowed
  • Indoor dine-in services

Only hotels or accommodation establishments with valid accreditation from the Department of Tourism will be allowed to accept guests for legitimate purposes, according to the DTI.

As of April 11, DOH reported 11,681 more cases, bringing its total to 864,868. Of this figure, 146,519 or 16.9 percent are active infections.