Liquor ban imposed in Quezon City

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Mayor Joy Belmonte issued a policy imposing liquor ban in Quezon City, beginning March 26, until the end of the enhanced community quarantine on April 12.

Belmonte signed Executive Order 24, Series of 2020, which bans selling and purchasing liquor, as well as drinking in public places.

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“Ang sinumang lalabag ay huhulihin at parurusahan nang naaayon sa batas [Any offender will be arrested and punished in accordance with the law],” the Quezon City government said in a statement related to liquor ban.

The Quezon City Fire District also conducted simultaneous decontamination operations in the following areas:

  • Luzon Ave. in Culiat;
  • Loans St. in Sangandaan;
  • Maries Village in Pasong Tamo;
  • Streets of Valerian, Naval, Langkitan, Sampaguita, Victorial, and Pascual as well as areas of Baluyot and Area 5 & 6 in Sauyo;
  • Tandang Sora Ave. in Culiat;
  • Brgy. Apolonio Samson (Olivares Dr., Kaingin Rd., Belvue Subd., Parkway Subd., Old Samson Rd., Balintawak, Toctocan, Cypress Village);
  • Balon Bato Quirino Hiway;
  • Mendez road (Baesa);
  • Pasong Tamo (Mapayapa Village);
  • Sta. Lucia, Sta. Monica, Greater Fairview, Pasong Putik, Bagbag in North Fairview and Greater Lagro;
  • Kalusugan, Kristong Hari, Don Manuel, along E. Rodriguez going to Damayang Lagi
  • Pinyahan;
  • Santolan Road;
  • Greenhills Garden Condo
  • Sunrise Drive;
  • Benitez St;
  • Mariposa St;
  • a portion of South Rd and part of 1st Avenue in Bagong Lipunan Crame, Horseshoe St.;
  • Roxas St;
  • Tomas Morato cor. E. Rodriguez in Kamuning;
  • E. Rodriguez Eastbound;
  • Immaculate Concepcion and
  • Maginhawa Street.

Quezon City has 97 confirmed COVID-19 cases, nine fatalities, and 14 recoveries.

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It also has 46 cases of Patients Under Investigation and 262 Persons Under Monitoring for COVID-19.

The Philippines now has 707 cases, 45 deaths, and 28 recoveries as of March 26, 2020.

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