The employees of the Provincial Capitol have returned to a five-day work week duty effective today Monday, 9 November following the decrease of the cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Governor Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson issued a memorandum directing all employees to render eight hours a day for five days a week starting today.
The governor said that since Bacolod City has already been downgraded to General Community Quarantine, the employees of the capitol may now be able to work in the provincial capitol for five days a week.
The provincial government implemented a four-day work week when Bacolod City, where the capitol is located, was placed under the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine.
Meanwhile, the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the province of Negros Occidental has reached a total of 5,055, as of today.
Based on the latest record released Monday, 9 November, by Provincial Health Office, there were 773 active cases, 4,139 recoveries and 143 deaths recorded.
Data showed that most of the cases were from local transmission with 3,710, locally stranded individuals were 766, frontliners 252, Returning Overseas Filipinos 238, Authorized Persons Outside Residence 58, for classification 27 and in other provinces 4.