Saturday, December 04, 2021

Angeles LGU now allows Zumba in private gyms

THE Angeles City Government is now allowing Zumba classes in private gymnasiums.

This is in line with the new guidelines on the prevention of Covid-19 issued by Mayor Carmelo "Pogi" Lazatin, Jr., as of October 22, 2021.

The number of participants will be limited to only 10 per session. They are also required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against the virus.

"Zumba in private gyms and/or fitness studios shall be allowed for a maximum of ten participants per class/session provided that all individuals present during the class/session have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19," Lazatin stated in his order.

Zumba in outdoor venues shall be allowed for a maximum of 20 participants per session. Health protocols should be observed during the Zumba class.

It was also stated in the same guidelines that curfew will be strictly implemented from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. every day.

A negative antigen or reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction )(RT-PCR) test result administered and released within 48 hours will be required to persons who are coming from areas outside Pampanga and traveling for medical and humanitarian reasons.

The mayor added that social events are allowed provided that the number of guests will not exceed 50 percent of the maximum capacity of the venue.

Children's parties and celebrations for people aged 65 and above remain prohibited, according to Lazatin.

The operation of private swimming pools is strictly prohibited, the mayor added.

Lazatin said indoor and outdoor non-contact sports activities are now allowed.

Children below 15 years old and senior citizens aged 65 and above are allowed in non-contact sports and other

forms of exercise.

Restaurants and other commercial establishments are allowed to accept dine-in for up to 50 percent of their maximum capacity.

Establishments are also encouraged to put up acrylic dividers to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus in their respective places.


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