NCR Plus May Revert To GCQ With Relaxed Protocols Next Week

NCR Plus May Revert Back To GCQ On June 15 Says Palace NCR PLUS GCQ – According to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, provinces within the NCR Plus bubble could revert back to a GCQ next week with lightened restrictions. Roque said that COVID-19 restrictions had lessened the spread of the virus within the NCR Plus … Read more

Duque Says MECQ Should Be Extended For 1-2 More Weeks

Duque Says MECQ Should Be Extended Within NCR Plus Bubble MECQ EXTENSION – Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says that the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) should be extended for another week or two. On Monday, the health secretary stated that the healthcare capacity has yet to stabilize amid the recent COVID-19 surge. Furthermore, capacity … Read more

30,000 Violators Reported In “NCR Plus” ECQ Says PNP

PNP Reported 30,000 Violators Of ECQ Protocols IN NCR Plus Bubble 30,000 VIOLATORS REPORTED – According to the Philippine National Police, several thousand residents within the NCR Plus Bubble broke ECQ protocol. In just a week of implementation, over 30,000 residents were tagged as violators according to PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Illdebrandi Usana. These include … Read more

DOH Supports ECQ Extension In NCR Plus Bubble

DOH Supports ECQ Extension, 1 Week “Too Short,” Says Undersecretary DOH SUPPORTS ECQ EXTENSION – Metro Manila and four surrounding provinces dubbed the “NCR Plus Bubble” is now under an enhanced community quarantine until April 4. However, this may be extended after the DOH expressed support of a longer lockdown. Due to massive surge of … Read more

Holy Week 2021: Malls Operating Hours For Holy Week Amid ECQ

Holy Week 2021 Mall

Mall Hours for Holy Week 2021 HOLY WEEK 2021 – Several malls adjusted their Holy Week 2021 schedules amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the “NCR Plus” bubble. As the Christian community begins its observation of the Holy Week from March 28 to April 3, malls in the Philippines adjusted their schedules. The religious … Read more

Palace Insists NCR Plus Bubble Is No Lockdown


Palace Insists NCR Plus Bubble Is No Lockdown NCR PLUS BUBBLE – The Palace insisted that the NCR Plus Bubble, which placed the capital and 4 provinces inside a bubble, is not a lockdown. “The economy is open. When we talk of lockdowns in ECQ and MECQ, the economy is closed wherein the people are … Read more

Churches Safer Than Malls Says Quiapo Church Official

Quiapo Church Safer Than Malls Amid COVID-19 Surge Says Official CHURCHES SAFER THAN MALLS – Following the implementation of the new “NCR Plus” quarantine, church officials opposed some of its protocols. With the new protocols, mass gathering, including religious activities were banned. However, since its announcement, some church officials expressed dismay, especially as the Holy … Read more