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General Community Quarantine for NCR Plus until month's end

General Community Quarantine declared until July 31


MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte approved the extension of the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) in the Metropolitan Manila (NCR) beginning tomorrow until July 31,2021.


Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque at the Malacañang Press Briefing at midday today said also placed under GCQ effective tomorrow until July 31,2021 are Baguio City and Apayao in the Cordillera Administrative Region; City of Santiago in Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino in Region 2 Bulacan in Region 3, Cavite, Rizal, Quezon and Batangas in Region 4-A; Puerto Princesa City in Region 4-B, Guimaras and Negros Occidental in Region 6; Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga City and Zamboanga del Norte in Region 9; Davao Oriental in Region 11; General Santos City, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, Cotabato and South Cotabato in Region 12; Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, and Surigao del Sur in CARAGA; and Cotabato City in BARMM.


Cagayan in Region 2; Laguna and Lucena City in Region 4-A; Naga City in Region 5; Negros Oriental in Region 7; Zamboanga del Sur in Region 9; Davao City in Region 11 will be under GCQ with heightened restrictions from July 16, 2021 until July 31,2021.


Aklan, Bacolod City, Antique, and Capiz in Region 6 will also be placed under GCQ will heightened restrictions until July 22,2021.


In a related development, Bataan in Region 3; Cagayan de Oro City in Region 10; Davao Occidental, Davao de Oro, Davao del Sur and Davao del Norte in Region 11; and Butuan City in CARAGA will be under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from tomorrow until July 31,2021. Iloilo City and Iloilo Province in Region 6 shall also be placed under MECQ but only until July 22,2021.


All other areas in the country will be placed under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) from July 16,2021 until July 31,2021. (Melo M. Acuña)



Presidential Spokesperson harry Roque. (Screen grab from Malacañang Press Briefing/July 15,2021/Melo M. Acuna)

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