Lockdown for four days in 28 Iloilo City villages


Mayor Jerry Treñas placed 28 barangays in Iloilo City under localized lockdowns in response to the still rising coronavirus cases.

On Thursday, Treñas issued Executive Order No. (EO) 147 imposing localized containment measures on 28 barangays from September 17 to 20.

Total lockdown will be imposed on Sitio Taytay in Barangay Simon Ledesma in Jaro and Zone 4 in Barangay Concepcion in City Proper. (

Other barangays under surgical lockdown were M.H. Del Pilar San Isidro, Bito-on, Buntatala, Cubay, and Tabuc Suba in Jaro; Calumpang, Infante, San Juan and East Baluarte in Molo; and Ingore, Aguinaldo, Nabitasan, Jalondoni Estate and Magsaysay in LaPaz; and Bo. Obrero, Sinikway and Rizal Lapuz Sur.

In City Proper district, Gen. Hudges, Monica, and Zamora Melliza will also be placed under surgical lockdown.

The lockdown will also be imposed on Bolilao and Bakhaw in Mandurriao district and Sta. Cruz and San Jose in Arevalo.

Barangays which were placed on lockdown recorded not less than three cases.

Based on the reported cases of the City Covid-19 Team, majority of those who were tested positive contracted the virus during mass gatherings such as drinking sprees and birthday celebration.