With NCR+ (Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal) going back to Enhanced Community Quarantine or ECQ starting tomorrow, March 29, 2021, multiple establishments and services have released statements on their operation during the week-long ECQ period. To make it easy, we compile all of the updates here on this article. Read on:
Lalamove: while they will continue to be operational during the ECQ period, curfew guidelines will apply–which means you cannot book a rider from 6PM to 5AM. In addition, Lalamove will continue to implement liquor ban guidelines.
Shopee: While their platform will remain accessible to users, Shopee is giving a heads up to possible delivery delays for non-essential items during the time being. In addition, Shopee is highly encouraging everyone to use contactless payment options like ShopeePay, online banking, or online bank transfers.
VeMoBro: Just like Shopee, VeMoBro’s operations will still continue during the ECQ period, with the delivery of essential goods such as grocery items, fruits and vegetables as their top priority for the time being.
PLDT-Smart: As they have said in their Facebook post, they will be ceasing operations of their physical stores for the time being. Those who need to settle matters like bills payment can do so through their online and digital channels.
Malls within the NCR+ bubble: All malls will limit essentials like supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, hardware stores, convenience stores, and select restaurants during the ECQ period. All essential stores will be open from 10am to 5pm, while supermarkets will be open from 7am to 6pm.
On top of that, SM Malls, Ayala Malls, and Robinsons Malls will be offering free parking for its customers during the said period.
That’s all the NCR+ ECQ 2021 guidelines you need to know starting tomorrow. We will update this article as more services release statements regarding their operatins during the ECQ period.