MANDAUE City Mayor Jonas Cortes has issued an executive order mandating the temporary closure of all private and public cemeteries and columbaria from October 31 to November 2, 2021, in time for the celebration of “Kalag-Kalag.”
In his Executive Order 35, which was issued Friday, October 15, Cortes said the upcoming observance of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day must be regulated to ensure strict compliance on mandatory public health safety standards and protocols to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Mandaue City has been placed under general community quarantine from October 1 to 31, 2021.
As of October 15, the city already has a total of 12,057 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 234 active cases, 11,411 recoveries and 412 deaths, said the Department of Health-Central Visayas. (KFD)