Duterte Keeps Metro Manila Under GCQ for March

As the country awaits vaccines.
Photo/s: Presidential Photo

President Rodrigo Duterte has maintained the general community quarantine classification or GCQ for Metro Manila and several other areas through March, Malacañang announced Saturday.

Areas under GCQ from March 1-31 are:

  • Metro Manila
  • Apayao
  • Baguio City
  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province
  • Batangas
  • Tacloban City
  • Iligan City
  • Davao City
  • Lanao del Sur

The rest of the country will be under modified general community quarantine or MGCQ.

Duterte's economic managers had recommended a nationwide MGCQ, citing the need to revive the economy. But delayed vaccine shipments scuttled the eyed transition.


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