City’s near empty streets as the government imposes the strict stay-at-home orders except for essential businesses and personnel who have passes or company identification cards.

In compliance to the orders of President Rodrigo Duterte and in response to the demand of several sectors in Negros Oriental, Governor Roel Degamo and Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo imposed the Enhanced Community Quarantine as a means to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the communities.

In his Memorandum to all LGUs, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año has directed all barangay officials to ensure that residents stay in their homes to prevent the spread of COVID-19 or face sanctions.