Pasig establishment closed for holding birthday party amid ECQ
Pasig City officials apprehended 41 people and ordered the closure of an events place after it held a birthday party despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila, according to a report by GMA News.
In a Facebook post, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto said the city's Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) ordered the closure of the place located on Axis Road in Brgy. Kalawaan.
Sotto said authorities received a tip from a concerned citizen about the party, which could not be seen from the main road.
"Ang titigas ng ulo [They are so hardheaded]!" Sotto said in the caption.
"Kung gusto nating bumalik sa mas normal na pamumuhay, sumunod po tayo sa health protocols. Tandaan– #ECQ pa ngayon [If we want to return to normalcy, let's follow health protocols. Remember -- we're still on ECQ]," he added.
From August 6 to 20, Metro Manila will be under ECQ, the strictest quarantine classification where only essential travels and services are allowed.
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