Antique extends anti-Covid-19 measures until April 14


The provincial government of Antique extended the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until April 14 in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

Upon the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force, Governor Rhodora Cadiao issued Executive Order No. (EO) 38, series of 2020 on March 30.

The ECQ should have ended on March 31, but the growing threat of the Covid-19 to this virus-free province was the reason of the governor to place an extension. (

As of March 31, Western Visayas has a total of 22 confirmed cases.

Under EO 38, all provincial borders of Antique will remain temporarily closed, along with its lone airport in this capital town and all seaports.

“People going out of the Province of Antique shall not also be allowed to enter the province until April 14,” the order stated.

“All municipal mayors of the 18 towns of Antique are enjoined to implement an enhanced community quarantine in their respective territorial jurisdictions until April 14, 2020,” it added.

The existing 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew will also remain enforced.