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GCQ Imposed From Aug 16-31 In These Areas

GCQ IMPOSED FROM AUG 16-31 – Here is the list of areas to be placed under a general community quarantine (GCQ) on August 16-31.

According to a report from CNN, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, the following areas would be placed under a GCQ:

  • Nueva Ecija
  • Batangas
  • Quezon
  • Iloilo City
  • Cebu City
  • Mandaue City
  • Lapu-Lapu City
  • Talisay City
  • Towns of Minglanilla and Consolacion

As the coronavirus cases lowered in some areas of the Philippines, their quarantine protocols have been lowered to a GCQ. Currently, the Philippines has reported 153,660 cases of COVID-19.

BREAKING: GCQ Imposed From Aug 16-31 In Nueva Ecija, Iloilo, 7 Others

Of that number, around 2,442 patients have succumbed to the deadly disease. Meanwhile, 71,405 have recovered from the new coronavirus.

Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in hotspots such as Metro Manila and surrounding areas, the Philippines had been tagged as the new COVID-19 hotspot in Southeast Asia. However, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque emphasized that the government has been doing well in its COVID-19 response.

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