Guimaras town mayor OKs return of contact sports

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Buenavista, Guimaras Mayor Eugenio Reyes issued Executive Order No. (EO) 73, allowing contact sports such as basketball in the municipality.

Reyes, however, said contact sports should be held only in the designated playing court.

Players/participants must also be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and must be 18 years old and above, EO 73 read. (

To ensure that they are fully vaccinated, the local government unit must require the presentation of vaccination card/certificate.

The latest directive also states that only players from the same barangay will be allowed to participate in the contact sport.

Minimum health protocols such as taking of temperature before entry in the court, observance of physical distancing and completion of health declaration form must also be followed.