Rizal and Paco Parks Limit Visiting Hours – Philippine Canadian Inquirer


FILE: Parc de la Luneta where the monument to Jose Rizal is located (Photo by Arius1998 / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0)

MANILA – Rizal Park and Paco Park limit visiting hours from 6 to 10 a.m. from March 19, the National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) announced on Friday.

It is about helping the government curb the rise in 2019 coronavirus disease cases (Covid-19) in Metro Manila.

Both parks will only be open to people aged 18 to 65 who visit for exercise.

“In accordance with the guidelines issued by the IATF (Interagency Working Group for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases) and the Department of Tourism, visitors must wear masks and face shields to allow entry to the premises,” he said. say the said committee.

“These personal protective equipment can only be removed during strenuous exercise and if they can be kept at a 6-foot distance from others,” he added.

Visitors to the park have also been advised to go down and register with the StaySafe.PH mobile app to allow contactless contact tracking before they are allowed to enter both landmarks.

The NPDC said marshals would be present to help park visitors if they began to feel unwell at the facility.

“The NPDC looks forward to the cooperation of the public so that it can continue to provide a safe space for park visitors to exercise at Rizal Park and Paco Park and help them maintain their physical and mental well-being amid the ongoing pandemic.” dit.