Mayor Sara extends modified liquor ban, lifting of curfew until June 30, 2022

Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has extended the modified guidelines of the liquor ban and the lifting of curfew within the city until June 30, 2022, in Davao City.

The mayor signed Executive Order (EO) No. 1 series of 2022, extending EO 59-A series of 2021, also known as “An Order Extending Until June 30, 2022, The Modified Guidelines On Liquor Ban And The Lifting Of Curfew Within The City” on January 12, 2022.

She cited Presidential Proclamation 1218, series of 2021, that extended the State of Calamity in the country until September 12, 2022, and the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Resolution No. 156-C series of 2022, placing Davao City under Alert Level 3 status from January 14 to January 31, 2022.

Davao City has a total of 811 active cases as of January 12, according to the Department of Health (DOH) Davao COVID-19 Regional Daily Case Bulletin, raising the total of COVID-19 cases since March 2020 to 54,700. Of this number, 52,094 have since recovered and 1,795 succumbed to the disease.

Davao City is currently at 95.52 percent for first doses and 90.24 percent for second doses of its target number of inoculations as reported by the Davao City Task Force COVID-19 on January 10, 2022.

The EO bans the selling of liquor from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. every day. No person or entity shall sell liquor or any alcoholic beverages during this period.

EO 1 also mandates a 24-hour daily ban on serving liquor for consumption in bars, restaurants, sari-sari stores, wet markets, videoke, and other business establishments; and drinking liquor in public places, including, but not limited to streets, alleys, pathways, and outside of gates.

Liquor may only be served and consumed inside private properties.

Meanwhile, the curfew time in all public places in the city is also lifted.

The Order takes effect from January 16 to June 30, 2022. EO 59-A series of 2021’s effectivity is until January 15 only.

Check the full provisions of EO 1 series of 2022 at CIO