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Even at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, 100 percent of barangays in the Province of Antique have conducted the barangay assembly for the first semester of CY 2021.

DILG Antique Provincial Director Cherryl Tacda applauded the effort of all the barangay officials in making use of the opportunity to inform their constituents about the plans and programs of the barangay, financial transactions, and national directives. 

As the province continues to battle COVID-19, barangay assemblies through public gatherings are allowed in barangays without prevailing COVID issues in adherence to IATF guidelines and local laws or ordinances in line with the implementation of quarantine protocols. A total of 57, 241 attendees were recorded covering 590 barangays in the province.

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