Alert Level 1: Metro Manila and 47 Other Areas From March 16-31

Here’a full list of areas under Alert Level 1 which included Metro Manila and 47 other areas.

ALERT LEVEL 1 METRO MANILA – These are the areas under Alert Level 1 starting from March 16 to March 31 as announced by Malacañang.

Malacañang announced Tuesday the areas in the Philippines that will be put under Alert Level 1 starting from March 16 to March 31, 2022. There were 48 areas under the loosest said alert level and this was approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Alert Level 1 Metro Manila
Photo lifted from CNN Philippines

Check out the full list of areas below:

Metro Manila

Cordillera Administrative Region

  • Abra
  • Apayao
  • Baguio City
  • Kalinga

Region I

  • Dagupan City
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • Pangasinan

Region II

  • Batanes
  • Cagayan
  • City of Santiago
  • Isabela
  • Quirino
  • Angeles City
  • Aurora
  • Bataan
  • Bulacan
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Olongapo City
  • Pampanga
  • Tarlac
  • Zambales

Region III

Region IV-A

  • Batangas
  • Cavite
  • Laguna
  • Lucena City

Region IV-B

  • Marinduque
  • Puerto Princesa City
  • Romblon

Region V

  • Naga City
  • Catanduanes

Region VI

  • Aklan
  • Bacolod City
  • Capiz
  • Guimaras
  • Iloilo City

Region VII

  • Cebu City
  • Siquijor

Region VIII

  • Biliran
  • Ormoc City
  • Tacloban City

Region IX

  • Zamboanga City

Region X

  • Cagayan de Oro City
  • Camiguin

Region XI

  • Davao City


  • Butuan City

Meanwhile, the remaining areas which are not mentioned above are categorized under Alert Level 2 in the same duration starting this Wednesday as per a report from Inquirer.

Under the first alert level, based on a previous article, wearing of face mask may it be indoor or outdoor is still a requirement except when “dining, playing sports in an area with sufficient ventilation, and exercising where physical distancing is observed”. Also, public and private offices and businesses can start to operate in full capacity just as long as proper health protocols in an on-site working setup will still be heeded.

Use of contact tracing apps is optional and checking of temperature when entering an establishment is no longer needed. In public transportation, full capacity is allowed and presenting vaccination cards when attending an event with a large crowd is a must.


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