Household, machine repair services can operate with minimal workforce in ECQ areas

Arianne Merez, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 25 2020 03:39 PM

Motorcyclists, mostly frontliners, queue up for repairs while practicing social distancing in a shop in Quezon City on May 19, 2020, amid the modified enhanced community quarantine. Riders can now easily find auto shops that remained closed during ECQ, and at the same time jumpstart related businesses to stimulate again economic activity. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

MANILA- Companies offering repair services have been allowed to partially operate in areas under enhanced community quarantine, Malacañang said Monday.

Companies engaged in repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment, including those engaged in the repair of computers and household fixtures and equipment will be allowed to employ a skeletal workforce in areas under ECQ.

The update is part of the May 22 resolution of the government's inter-agency pandemic task-force.

The following services are also allowed to employ a skeletal workforce in ECQ areas:

- Printing presses authorized by the Bureau of Internal Revenue or other appropriate agencies to print official receipts and other accountable forms

-Real estate activities limited to leasing only