LIST: Services, activities barred in enhanced, general quarantine areas

Arianne Merez, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 28 2020 01:09 PM | Updated as of Apr 28 2020 01:10 PM

Religious mass gatherings like Catholic Masses will remain barred both in areas under the enhanced community quarantine, and general community quarantine. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

MANILA - The Philippines is preparing a partial reopening of its economy next month as it eases coronavirus lockdown guidelines in some areas.

While most businesses will be allowed to resume, there are still services that will remain barred under the general community quarantine or "new normal."

The following businesses and services will not be allowed to resume both in areas under the enhanced community quarantine and those under the general community quarantine:

1. Gyms, fitness studios, and sports facilities

2. Entertainment-related mass gatherings such as:

  • Theaters
  • Cinemas
  • Large concerts
  • Festivals
  • Carnivals
  • Conventions
  • Shows
  • Pubs and bars

3. Business-related mass gatherings such as:

  • Trade shows
  • Conferences
  • Conventions
  • Workshops
  • Retreats

4. Politically-related mass gatherings such as:

  • Election rallies
  • Polling centers
  • Parades
  • Speeches/addresses

5. Sports-related mass gatherings such as:

  • Trainings
  • Games
  • Tournaments
  • Championships

6. Religious mass gatherings
7. Going to libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural activities
8. Gambling and betting activities
9. Activities of travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services
10. Activities of membership organizations