Community Quarantine: List Of Areas Under ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, & MGCQ

Here’s the community quarantine list of areas which will be put under ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, & MGCQ.

COMMUNITY QUARANTINE – List of areas in the Philippines which will be put under ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, and MGCQ from June 16 to June 30.

President Rodrigo Duterte‘s decision for the country has been released past midnight Tuesday, June 16, through Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. This was made after his meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Community Quarantine
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Starting June 16, these areas will be under the following classification of community quarantine:

Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)
Cebu City

Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ)
Talisay City

General Community Quaratine (GCQ)
Metro Manila

in Luzon

  • Cagayan
  • Isabela
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Santiago City
  • Aurora
  • Bataan
  • Bulacan
  • Tarlac
  • Olongapo City
  • Cavite
  • Laguna
  • Batangas
  • Rizal
  • Quezon
  • Occidental Mindoro

in Visayas

  • Bohol
  • Cebu
  • Negros Oriental
  • Siquijor
  • Mandaue City
  • Lapu-Lapu City

in Mindanao

  • Davao City
  • Zamboanga City

And the rest of the country are downgraded to modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). This is the loosest quarantine phase where public transportation resumed at full capacity, restaurants receiving dine-ins, re-opening of cinemas and gyms at half capacity, and allowed public gatherings with limitations.

Metro Manila and Cebu City are the areas in the country hard-hit by the virus. On Monday, the Philippines has recorded over 26,000 confirmed coronavirus cases where 1,098 died and 6,000 have recovered.

The rising of COVID-19 cases in the country remained as the top dilemma of the government with the NCR as the epicenter. Experts even foresee that by the end of the month, the cases will reach 40,000.


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