Gov. Arthur Defensor, Jr. signs Executive Order No. 001-C series of 2023, an order further amending Executive Order No. 460, series of 2022, implementing adjusted quarantine procedures and disease prevention and control measures against African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Province of Iloilo, thereby declaring the Municipalities of Batad and San Dionisio as Red (Infected) Zones.
There are now 15 municipalities under the Red Zone including Oton, San Miguel, Leganes, New Lucena, Alimodian, Santa Barbara, Mina, Barotac Nuevo, Dumangas, Banate, Janiuay, Barotac Viejo, and Dingle.
Under the Red Zone, the movement of live pigs, pork, pork products (fresh/frozen pork products and uncooked processed pork products, except cooked and canned processed pork products), and swine genetic materials in and out of the said municipalities shall be prohibited. The Red (Infected) Zone status shall remain until lifted.