Mati City Mayor Michelle N. Rabat has issued an executive order allowing minors to go out of their homes.
In EO No. 100 series of 2021 issued Friday, October 8, Rabat said children ages 5 years old and above are now allowed outdoors for activities permitted by Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) No. 125, series of 2021.
However, children must be supervised by adults who are fully vaccinated.
Senior citizens are also now allowed to move within the city, enter the city as tourists and returning residents, provided they are fully vaccinated.
Senior citizens will be required to present their Covid-19 vaccination card.
Outdoor areas allowed are parks, playgrounds, beaches, biking and hiking trails, outdoor tourist sites and attractions as may be defined by the Department of Tourism, outdoor non-contact sports courts and venues, al fresco dining establishments, and places of worships.
Mixed-use indoor/outdoor buildings, facilities, such as malls and similar establishments are however still off-limits to children and senior citizens.
EO 100 also stated that its guidelines effectivity is still subject however to Covid-19 situation update.
“In case of spike and increase in cases, the IMT (Incident Management Team) shall immediately withdraw the modifications provided in this Order,” the EO said.
Strict observance of the minimum public health standards like the wearing of face mask, social distancing, avoid mass gathering, and frequent washing of hands will still be implemented at all times in all areas within the city.