Metro Manila Curfew Set at 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. During Heightened GCQ

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Starting on Sunday, Metro Manila's curfew hours will be longer at six hours after the capital region of some 12 million people was placed under GCQ with heightened restrictions, the MMDA said.

The curfew will start at 10 p.m. instead of 12 midnight, and will end at 4 a.m., MMDA Chairman Benjamin Abalos said.

Authorities tightened quarantine restrictions across the country from Friday to thwart a possible surge in COVID-19 cases due to the more contagious Delta variant. Stay-at-home orders for children were reinstated while an arrival ban was widened to include Thailand and Malaysia.

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