THE National Capital Region (NCR) and the provinces of Bulacan. Cavite, Laguna and Rizal will remain under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) for two more weeks until May 14, 2021, President Rodrigo Duterte announced Wednesday, April 28, 2021.
The city of Santiago in Isabela as well as the provinces of Quirino and Abra will also remain under MECQ for the entire month of May, subject to appeal by the local government units (LGUs).
All other provinces of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ). These are Apayao, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Benguet, including Baguio City.
In Cagayan Valley Region, those under GCQ are the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela and Nueva Vizcaya.
Other areas that will remain under GCQ are Batangas, Quezon Province, Tacloban City (Leyte), Iligan City, Davao City and Lanao del Sur.
The rest of the country will be under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) from May 1 to 31, 2021. (Marites Villamor-Ilano / SunStar Philippines)