Areas that are under GCQ until July 15 are Metro Manila; the provinces of Benguet, Cavite, Rizal, Leyte and Southern Leyte; and the cities of Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, and Ormoc./PN MANILA – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of the Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) has eased further the restrictions on religious activities in general community quarantine (GCQ) areas. Earlier, the government said areas under modified general community quarantine can hold religious gatherings up to a maximum of 50% of the worship venue capacity. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said yesterday that religious gatherings involving 10 people or up to 10% of the venue capacity will be allowed beginning July 10. “Magkakaroon po muna tayo ng dry run ng 10% nitong darating na mga linggo pero ‘yung 10% po na allowed na ang lahat ay magsisimula po ‘yan ng July 10,” Roque said during the Laging Handa virtual press briefing. Roque added that religious gatherings must be limited to the conduct of religious worship and service and public health standards such as physical distancing, wearing of face masks and hand hygiene must be followed.
Ruth F. Lang (née Beesley) died peacefully at The Woodlands on July 22, 2019 in Hamilton, Ohio at the age of 97.Ruth is survived by her sister Mildred and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband John (Junior), her father and mother Lee and Pearl (nee Cotrell) Beesley, her brothers Harry, Alford, Aubrey, Clarence, Glen, Loren, and her sisters Blanche and Helen.Ruth was born on September 8, 1921 on English Hill to Lee and Pearl Beesley. She graduated from Whitewater School in 1940. She married John Lang in 1946, they celebrated 66 years together. Ruth enjoyed Reds baseball, visits with family, and golfing. She loved to tell of the two trophies she won golfing.Visitation is to be at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville, on Saturday July 27th from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. The funeral is to follow at St Michaels Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. with burial in the church cemetery.Memorial donations can be directed to a charity of choice. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal memory please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ruth Lang.