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Comelec Offices Closed In Areas Under MECQ

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Comelec Offices Closed In Areas Under MECQ

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said its offices under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) are closed.

In an advisory, the poll body said its offices in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, National Capital Region (NCR) will cease operations.

It added that the issuance of voter’s certification from these offices is temporarily suspended for the duration of MECQ from August 4 to August 18.

For inquiries, the public is advised to contact the offices through their email addresses:

Bulacan, opes_bulacan@comelec.gov.ph, comelec_bulacan@yahoo.com.ph; Cavite, opes_cavite@comelec.gov.ph, comelec_cavite@yahoo.com.ph; Laguna, opes_laguna@comelec.gov.ph, comelec_laguna@gmail.com; Rizal, opes_rizal@comelec.gov.ph, comelec_rizal@yahoo.com.ph; NCR, redo_ncr@comelec.gov.ph, comelec_ncr@yahoo.com.ph and Region 4-A, redo_region4a@comelec.gov.ph, comelec_region4@yahoo.com.ph.

The Comelec added that issuance of said certification by Election Records and Statistics Department (ERSD) and Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV) in its main office in Intramuros, Manila is temporarily suspended.

For inquiries, the public may reach the said offices through their email at ersd@comelec.gov.ph and overseasvoting@comelec.gov.ph.

On Tuesday, the Comelec announced that its offices in Intramuros, Manila will be closed for two weeks as it will undergo extensive disinfection and decontamination.

It said all departments and offices in the main office, as well as the Offices of the Regional Election Director of the National Capital Region, Region 4-A (Calabarzon) and Region 4-B (Mimaropa) will be closed to the public.

It added that its offices and employees will continue to perform their functions on a work-from-home basis. (PNA)