United States Embassy Manila, Philippines
United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines
July 16, 2021
Health Alert: Quarantine Update, July 16-31, 2021
Below are the current quarantine classifications according to the Philippine government:
Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) through July 31, 2021
Luzon – Region III: Bataan
Mindanao – Region X: Cagayan de Oro City; Region XI: Davao Occidental, Davao De Oro, Davao Del Sur and Davao Del Norte; and Region XIII (CARAGA): Butuan City.
Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) through July 22, 2021
Visayas – Region VI: Iloilo City and Iloilo
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) through July 31, 2021
NCR – Metro Manila
Luzon – Cordillera Administrative Region: Baguio City and Apayao; Region II: Santiago City, Quirino, Isabela and Nueva Vizcaya; Region III: Bulacan; Region IV-A: Cavite, Rizal, Batangas and Quezon; Region IV-B: Puerto Princesa
Visayas – Region VI: Guimaras and Negros Occidental
Mindanao – Region IX: Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga City and Zamboanga Del Norte; Region XI: Davao Oriental, Region XII: Gen. Santos City, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, Cotabato and South Cotabato; Region XIII (CARAGA): Agusan Del Norte, Agusan Del Sur, Surigao Del Norte; Surigao Del Sur, and Dinagat Islands; and Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM): Cotabato City.
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions through July 31, 2021
Luzon – Region II: Cagayan; Region 4-A: Laguna and Lucena City; Region V: Naga City
Visayas – Region VII: Negros Oriental; Region IX: Zamboanga Del Sur; Region XI: Davao City
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions through July 22, 2021
Visayas – Region VI – Aklan, Bacolod City, Antique and Capiz
All other areas are under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) through July 31, 2021
The above quarantine classifications are subject to change, according to the Government of the Philippines.
For quarantine classification protocols and regulations, visit the Philippine COVID-19 website. The Philippine government has mandated that everyone must 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.
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.