Health Alert: Quarantine Update, May 15-31, 2021

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines  

United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines   

May 14, 2021  

Health Alert:  Quarantine Update, May 15-31, 2021

Below are the current quarantine classifications according to the Philippine government:

General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions May 15, 2021, through May 31, 2021:

NCR Plus – Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, and Laguna;

General Community Quarantine (GCQ) May 15, 2021, through May 31, 2021:

Luzon – Apayao, Baguio City, Benguet, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Abra, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Viscaya, Batangas, Quezon, and Puerto Princesa;

Mindanao – Iligan City, Davao City, and Lanao Del Sur.

Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) May 15, 2021, through May 31, 2021:

Santiago City, Quirino, Ifugao, and Zamboanga 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.

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