Manila Places 15 More Areas Under Lockdown

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
Photo/s: Jerome Ascaño

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno placed 15 more areas under granular lockdown starting Monday until Thursday to give way to contact-tracing as COVID-19 cases rise in the capital region.

The following 13 barangays and two locations will be on lockdown until Mar. 25, 11:59 p.m.

  • Barangay 107
  • Barangay 147
  • Barangay 256
  • Barangay 262
  • Barangay 281 (Under Executive Order No. 10)
  • Barangay 297
  • Barangay 350
  • Barangay 385
  • Barangay 513
  • Barangay 519
  • Barangay 624
  • Barangay 696Barangay 831
  • Street lockdown (Barangay 353): Kusang Loob Street, Sta. Cruz
  • Clustering Lockdown (Barangay 658): NYK Fil-Ship Management Building

All residents in the areas are prohibtied from leaving their homes. The following individuals are exempted:

  • health workers
  • military personnel
  • service workers (pharmacies, drug stores, and funeral homes), utility workers (energy, cable, internet, telecommunication companies, water, sanitation, and critical transport facilities including port operation)
  • essential workers (goods delivery, food delivery, banking and money services)
  • barangay officials (Chairpersons, Barangay Secretary, Barangay Treasurers, Kagawads, and Executive Officers)
  • media practitioners accredited by the Presidential Communications Operations Office and the Inter-Agency Task Force
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Last week, Moreno placed several barangays under lockdown to curb the surge in COVID-19 cases.


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Seniors and minors were prohibited from going outside. Those who could go out of their homes must follow curfew hours, which run from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Non-essential travel, physical masses, and entertainment activities were banned. Services in food establishments were limited to take-out, delivery, and al fresco dining only.


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