Pag-IBIG branches to operate at 50% capacity amid COVID-19 spike

PASIG CITY, March 23 (PIA) -- Pag-IBIG Fund today announced that it will operate under 50 percent capacity in areas under the stricter general community quarantine (GCQ) within the National Capital Region or NCR plus bubble, as declared by the country's COVID-19 task force.

In an advisory, Pag-IBIG said the 50 percent operation capacity is to ensure everyone’s safety and in support to the government’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Members are advised to visit the Virtual Pag-IBIG https://ift.tt/2PhGYnf virtualpagibig to access their services or dial 8PagIBIG or (02)87244244, chat via www.pagibigfund.gov.ph, or email at contactus@pagibigfund.gov.ph.

COVID-19 cases shot up to nearly 8,000 over the weekend, the government announced stricter quarantine measures – a stricter GCQ within a new Metro Manila-Rizal-Bulacan-Cavite-Laguna bubble.

The new protocols are in effect from March 22 to April 4, unless extended or shortened by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Under this stricter GCQ, the government is only encouraging a reduction to 30 percent to 50 percent of capacity for most of the government and private sector.

"When applicable, allowed workplace capacity should be kept at 30 percent to 50 percent," Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque said in a briefing earlier. (PIA-NCR)



Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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