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Boracay curfew hours shortened

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Acting Malay town mayor Floribar Bautista said they will shorten the curfew hours in Boracay Island.

This, after the Department of Tourism announced that Western Visayan tourists below 21 years old and those above 60 years old are now allowed to visit the world-famous tourist destination.

The proposed 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew in Boracay will replace the original 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. schedule. (https://bit.ly/3fa3D0J)

“Bars and restaurants will now have a longer time to operate,” said Bautista.

The adjusted curfew hours will also allow tourists more time to spend in the evenings.

The curfew hours in the island resort was implemented as part of the preventive measures against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Strict hygiene measures such as wearing facemasks, application of proper physical distancing remain implemented in Boracay to keep residents and tourists safe from the virus.

As of July 23, Malay town and Boracay Island reported no active case of Covid-19.