Binmaley Mayor Simplicio Rosario has ordered the closure of all cemeteries from October 30 to November 3.
The Pangasinan politiko said the closure aims to protect the health of residents amid the coronavirus disease (COVID19) pandemic.
Rosario explained that the transmission of the coronavirus will be prevented if there will be no mass gathering of people.
He said the municipal government will schedule cemetery visits per household.
Rosario also said only two persons per household will be given passes.