Friday, September 17, 2021

Palace announces new quarantine classifications


PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte approved the extension of the general community quarantine (GCQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR) for another two weeks until July 31, 2021.

Under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), the second highest quarantine classification, until July 31, 2021 are Bataan in Central Luzon; Cagayan de Oro City in Northern Mindanao; Davao Occidental, Davao de Oro, Davao del Sur and Davao del Norte in Davao Region; and Butuan City in Caraga.

Placed under GCQ with heightened restrictions are Cagayan Province; Laguna and Lucena City in Calabarzon; Naga City in Bicol; Negros Oriental in Central Visayas; Zamboanga del Sur; and Davao City until the end of July.

Aklan, Bacolod City, Antique, and Capiz in Western Visayas Region will be under GCQ with heightened restrictions until July 22, 2021.

Under GCQ for the second half of July are Baguio City and Apayao in the Cordillera Administrative Region; City of Santiago, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino in Cagayan Valley; Bulacan in Central Luzon; Cavite, Rizal, Quezon and Batangas in Calabarzon; Puerto Princesa in Mimaropa; Guimaras and Negros Occidental in Western Visayas; Zamboanga Sibugay, City of Zamboanga and Zamboanga del Norte; Davao Oriental; General Santos City, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, Cotabato and South Cotabato in Soccsksargen; Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, and Surigao del Sur in Caraga; and Cotabato City in Bangsamoro.

The rest of the country will be under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) from July 16, 2021 until July 31, 2021. (PR)


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