(Photo from Narra Mayor’s Office)

NARRA, Palawan — Residents in this town who are out in public but not wearing face masks may be subjected to a 3-hour community service that is under the recently approved ordinance by the municipal council.

Narra vice mayor Crispin Lumba told Palawan News that Municipal Ordinance No. 2020-984 was approved on April 13 by the Sangguniang Bayan ordering the wearing of face masks in all public places to shut out of the possibility of spreading COVID-19.

“We created an ordinance like this to ensure the safety of the people of Narra. Inaasahan namin na ito ay masunod,” Lumba said.

The ordinance was authored by all the municipal councilors of Narra and became effective on April 14.

He said violators will be subjected to 3-hour community service in their barangay.

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is the news correspondent for Sofronio Española and Narra, Palawan. He also covers some agriculture stories. His interests are with food and technology.