- A video of many partygoers enjoying the night in a commercial area in Bacolod City has gone viral
- The location was in an Art District in Barangay Mandalagan, an area in the northern part of the city
- The video did not last long but it was enough to see how people were dancing and enjoying not minding physical distancing restrictions
- On Facebook, the hashtag #vivaexcon2020 was used by many who shared the video, as well as when they tag their friends
Many people who joined in on the dancing, including the management of the commercial establishment, earned the ire of public officials after a video of their party circulated online.
The short video clip showed many people dancing and enjoying, not minding social restrictions. On social media, it was using the hashtag #vivaexcon2020.
After the video circulated on social media, the local government got hold of it, and on its official YouTube page, it stated, "The Emergency Operations Center of the Bacolod City government will conduct an investigation into the viral video of an alleged party at the Art District in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City."
There is no update yet as regards the video and if there would be any action post-investigation. The video was uploaded by Bacolod City's official YT account on Nov. 7, 2020.
Restrictions on parties and gatherings of more than 10 people have been implemented when the pandemic hit the country. The purpose of it was to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The government faced problems when they imposed the initial community quarantine, including social distancing guidelines. It also suspended transportation causing massive problems with commuters.
Frontliners express their fears and the difficulties that they go through at the hospital especially with the ongoing crisis. The numbers have risen and cases in the country have already reached more than 300,000.
The COVID-19 outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. The Philippines has slowly eased quarantine measures and Filipinos are starting to adapt to the new normal.
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