DILG bans mass gatherings anew

Credit to Author: Christian Crow Maghanoy| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 05:52:17 +0000

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) banned anew mass gatherings in the National Capital Region (NCR), which is currently under a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), to control a surge of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the region. In the DILG memorandum to local chief executives and regional directors of the […]

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Duterte asks people giving food aid: Coordinate with barangay officials

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 05:48:59 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday asked those who want to distribute food aid to the public to tap their barangay officials so the same will be distributed to poor Filipinos who really need it and mass gatherings will be prevented. He made the statement amid the rise of community pantries in the country where people […]

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LTO offices in Metro, nearby provinces to reopen on Monday

Credit to Author: Lea Devio| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 04:25:30 +0000

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) will resume operations in its offices in Metro Manila and in the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal on Monday, May 3, 2021. LTO temporarily suspended its operations on April 12 following the declaration of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) in these areas. The agency said that employees in […]

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Ifugao placed under MECQ

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 04:57:33 +0000

THE Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has included Ifugao in the list of areas in the country which will be under a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from May 1 until May 14. In a press briefing on Friday, Roque said Ifugao was added to the list upon the […]

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Extend MECQ for at least a week – OCTA

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 07:36:07 +0000

THE government should extend for one more week the current modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) classification in the National Capital Region and four provinces to further reduce the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the country, as well as decongest hospitals more quickly, according to the OCTA research group. In a statement on […]

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Duque pushes MECQ extension  

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 05:01:10 +0000

Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd has proposed that the National Capital Region and nearby provinces remain under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine to further decongest hospitals. He made the suggestion as the country inched closer to hitting the one million  Covid-19 mark. In an interview on cable news channel ABS-CBN Teleradyo, Duque said that while the Inter-Agency Task Force on […]

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Robredo’s Swab Cab rolls out in Quezon City

Credit to Author: Currie Cator| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 04:34:39 +0000

THE Office of the Vice President (OVP) on Saturday rolled out its mobile antigen testing program in Quezon City. On her Facebook account, Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo shared photos of residents lining up to get themselves tested for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “Our Swab Cab is in [three] different areas in Quezon […]

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Palace: Quirino province stays under MECQ until April 30

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 03:40:33 +0000

THE province of Quirino will remain under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until April 30 in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Malacañang said on Friday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the latest decision on the risk classification of Quirino was reached by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the […]

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NCR, 4 provinces placed under MECQ

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 07:32:26 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has downgraded the quarantine classification in the National Capital Region (NCR) and four nearby provinces to a less stringent Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), Malacañang said Sunday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the NCR, the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan and Rizal, the city of Santiago in Quirino and Abra will […]

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NCR plus fate hangs as Covid cases climb

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:15:37 +0000

THE fate of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila and its nearby provinces or the NCR Plus bubble hangs as President Rodrigo Duterte deferred his decision on whether to extend it for another week or downgrade it to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is weighing the pros and cons […]

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