Duterte extends ECQ in NCR, 25 other areas until May 15

MANILA. President Rodrigo Duterte. (Screenshot from RTVM video)
MANILA. President Rodrigo Duterte. (Screenshot from RTVM video)

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte approved Thursday night, April 23, the recommendation to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until May 15 in the National Capital Region as well as in 24 provinces and two cities that have been identified as high risk areas for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the areas that will remain under ECQ, subject to re-evaluation on May 16, are:

  • NCR or Metro Manila
  • Benguet
  • Pangasinan
  • Bataan
  • Bulacan
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Pampanga
  • Tarlac
  • Zambales
  • Batangas
  • Laguna
  • Cavite
  • Rizal
  • Quezon
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Occidental Mindoro
  • Albay
  • Catanduanes
  • Antique
  • Iloilo
  • Aklan
  • Capiz
  • Cebu
  • Cebu City
  • Davao del Norte
  • Davao de Oro
  • Davao City
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(MVI/JTM/SunStar Philippines)


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