United States Embassy Manila, Philippines
United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines
June 30, 2021
Health Alert: Quarantine Update, July 1-31, 2021
Below are the current quarantine classifications according to the Philippine government:
Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) through July 15, 2021
Mindanao – Region 11: Davao Oriental, Davao Occidental, Davao de Oro, Davao del Sur, and Davao del Norte
Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) through July 31, 2021
Luzon – Region 2: Cagayan; Cordillera Administrative Region:
Apayao; Region 3: Bataan; Region 4-A: Lucena City; Region 4-B: Puerto Princesa; Region 5: Naga City
Visayas – Region 6: Iloilo City, and Iloilo; Region 7: Negros Oriental
Mindanao – Region 9: Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga del
Norte; Region 10: Cagayan de Oro City; Region 11: Davao City;
CARAGA – Butuan City, Dinagat Islands, and Surigao del Sur
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with some restrictions through July 15, 2021
NCR– Metro Manila, Rizal, and Bulacan
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions through July 15, 2021
Cavite and Laguna
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) through July 15, 2021
Luzon – Cordillera Administrative Region: Ifugao; Region 2: Santiago City
Visayas – Region 6: Guimaras, Aklan, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Antique, and Capiz
Mindanao – Region 9: Zamboanga Sibugay, and Zamboanga City;
CARAGA: Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Norte, and Agusan del Sur
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) through July 31, 2021
Luzon – Cordillera Administrative Region: Baguio City; Region 2: Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, and Quirino; Region 4-A: Batangas, and Quezon
Mindanao – Region 10: Iligan City; Region 12: General Santos City, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, Cotabato, South Cotabato, and Cotabato City
All other areas are under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ).
For quarantine classification protocols and regulations, visit the Philippine COVID -19 website. The Philippine government mandated all persons to wear full-coverage face shields together with face masks while in public places. Local governments continue to implement additional requirements to slow the virus’ spread.
On June 10, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) issued Resolution 120 providing regulations on the inbound international travel to any port of the Philippines of all fully vaccinated individuals who have been vaccinated in the Philippines, effective June 16. The Resolution also provides regulations on movement of fully vaccinated seniors in the country.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor the Philippine Department of Health website and the Embassy’s COVID-19 webpage for updated information about conditions in the Philippines.
- Consult the Philippine’s National Task Force Against COVID-19 social media page for information and updates.
- U.S. Embassy in the Philippines: +63(2) 5301-2000 or ACSInfoManila@state.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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