Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, some local government officials in Cavite province have imposed various restrictions throughout the holidays.
In Ternate town, Mayor Lamberto Bambao issued the Executive Order No. 34 prohibiting certain holiday activities in their local area such as face-to-face carolings, karakols, and firework displays within the town.
However, the use of karaoke and videoke machines, as well as motorcades, will be permitted.
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 34 S. 2021 An order restricting certain activities during holiday season in the Municipality of Ternate, Cavite under alert level 2 due to COVID-19.Posted by Mayor Lamberto Bambao- Official on Thursday, December 16, 2021
Concurrently, Dasmariñas City Mayor Jennifer Barzaga signed an Executive Order prohibiting Christmas caroling within their jurisdiction.
Barzaga enjoined barangay authorities to guarantee that their residents follow the directive since criminal charges would be filed against anyone who violates it.
Photo from Dasmariñas LGU
Conversely, in Carmona, Christmas caroling is allowed but only for those over the age of 12 and properly vaccinated are permitted to partake in the holiday tradition.
(READ: Carmona LGU: Caroling only allowed for fully-vaxxed residents)
Meanwhile, the local government of Mendez-Nuñez on December 16, implemented a municipal-wide curfew hours from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m., which will be effective until January 2, 2022.
According to Mayor Frederick Vida, minors under the age of 17 are discouraged from leaving their homes and should be accompanied by their guardians if they do.
16 Disyembre 2021 | Pagpapatupad ng Executive Order No. 294 Bilang bahagi ng ating programa kontra COVID-19, epektibo ngayong araw, ay ipapatupad ang Executive Order No. 294 o An Order Implementing the Municipal-Wide Curfew Hours from 16 December 2021 to 02 January 2021. Kaugnay nito, inaabisuhan pa rin ang lahat na: 1. Magsuot ng face mask 2. Umiwas sa matataong lugar hangga’t maaari 3. Ugaliing maghugas ng mga kamay Para sa mga detalye ng nasabing Executive Order, tunghayan po natin ang pahayag ng ating Punong Bayan, Atty. Fredderick A. Vida. #DiwaAtTuwaNgKapaskuhan2021 #MakeItMendezMakeItTheBestPosted by Local Government Unit of Mendez-Nuñez on Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Moreover, local authorities in Cavite continue to encourage their citizens to follow health standards, especially now that a new strain of COVID-19 is threatening everyone.