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
- 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.
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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