United States Embassy Manila, Philippines
United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines
June 1, 2021
Health Alert: Quarantine Update, June 1-30, 2021
Below are the current quarantine classifications according to the Philippine government:
Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) through June 15, 2021:
Luzon – Santiago City, Cagayan, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, and Puerto Princesa City;
Visayas – Iloilo City;
Mindanao – Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Cagayan de Oro City, Butuan City, and Agusan del Sur.
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with restrictions through June 15, 2021:
NCR Plus – Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, and Laguna.
General Community Quarantine (GCQ) through June 30, 2021
Luzon – Baguio City, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Abra, Isabela, Nueva Viscaya, Batangas, and Quezon;
Mindanao – Iligan City, Davao City Lanao Del Sur, 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.
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.