BOOKMARK THIS: These Establishments and Industries Are Allowed to Operate During the August 2021 ECQ


Want to know which establishments are open for operations during the Metro Manila ECQ from August 6 to 21, 2021? We’ve prepared a list based on the Department of Trade and Industry’s Advisory No. 21-6 on the allowable on-site operational or venue/seating capacity of business establishments or activities under various community quarantines:

Establishments and industries on full-capacity (100%)

Public and private hospitals
Health, emergency, and frontline services
Manufacturers of medicines, medical supplies, devices, and equipment
Industries involved in agriculture, forestry, and fishery
Logistics service providers such as delivery services and warehouses
Essential and priority construction projects, both public and private
Manufacturing related to food, beverages, and other essential goods
Companies that manufacture food, beverages and other essential goods such as hygiene products and disinfectants
Essential retail trade and service establishments such as public markets and grocery stores
Restaurants or food preparation establishments operating on takeout and delivery services
Public transport providers and operators

Establishments and industries on 50% capacity

Media establishments and their total permanent staff

Establishments and industries on skeletal capacity

Dental, rehabilitation, optometry, and other clinics for the treatment of illnesses or injuries
Veterinary clinics
Banks and money transfer services including pawnshops
Capital markets
Water supply and janitorial or sanitation services
Energy sector
Telecommunications companies, internet service providers, and cable television providers
Airline and aircraft maintenance, pilots and crew, and employees of aviation schools
Funeral and embalming services
Security personnel licensed by the PNP
Printing establishments authorized by the BIR
Establishments engaged in repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment
Leasing of real and personal properties
Employment activities involving recruitment and placement
Teachers, professors, and other staff for purposes of conducting online or offline
Lawyers only when required to provide on-site legal representation
All other establishments

To see the full list of other community quarantine categories, you may refer to DTI’s advisory here. Stay safe and healthy!

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