Metro Manila to Remain Under GCQ for the Rest of June
President Rodrigo Duterte held a special meeting on Monday, June 15, to discuss the current quarantine situation in the Philippines due to COVID-19. As of June 15, there are 26,420 confirmed cases in the Philippines. Therefore, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has approved the following recommendations beginning Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
The community quarantine classification of provinces, highly-urbanized cities, and independent-component cities is based on epidemic risk level, economic, social, and security situations, and other important factors.
Modified General Community Quarantine (MGQC) until June 30, 2020
- Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
- Region 1
- Region 3
- Region 4B
- Region 5
- Region 6
- Region 8
- Region 9, except Zamboanga City
- Region 10
- Region 11, except Davao City
- Region 12
- Region 13/CARAGA
- Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) until June 30, 2020
- NCR (Metro Manila)
- Region 2, except Batanes
- Region 3
- Region 4A
- Region 7, except Cebu City and Talisay City
- Zamboanga City
- Davao City
Cebu City shall return to Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, and Talisay City shall be placed under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), both until June 30, 2020.
This story originally appeared on world.reportr.
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