Posts Tagged enhanced community quarantine

Duterte still weighing pros and cons on quarantine classification of NCR+ area

Maris Federez   •   April 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to make up his mind on whether to extend or lift the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) status imposed on Metro Manila and...

ECQ extension further cripples livelihoods; gov’t P1,000 cash aid not enough—Bayan Muna

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 6, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — Rommel Lambino, a taxi driver, queued at one of the taxi bays in Quezon City before sunrise despite facing another day of possibly having only a...

Consular services remain suspended in NCR Plus during extended ECQ

Marje Pelayo   •   April 5, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has announced the temporary suspension of Consular services in DFA offices in the National Capital Region and in the provinces...

ECQ extended in Metro Manila, four other areas for one more week — Palace

Marje Pelayo   •   April 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday (April 3) announced that the prevailing enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila and four other provinces has been extended for...

MMDA suspends truck ban in ECQ areas

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Truck ban in areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) is temporarily suspended, according to Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA). In a Twitter post, the agency announced that truck ban...

IATF to decide on ECQ extension in NCR Plus this week – Palace

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The government’s task force for COVID-19 response will decide this week on whether or not to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) re-imposed over Metro Manila and...

Duterte OKs ECQ ‘in kind’ aid for 22.9M people in NCR Plus

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the distribution of assistance to nearly 23 million beneficiaries to help them cope with the effects of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ)...

PH gov’t studying possibility of ECQ extension in NCR Plus — Palace

Robie de Guzman   •   March 29, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government will look into the possibility of extending the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) being implemented in Metro Manila and four nearby provinces. Presidential Spokesperson...

IATF urged to draw up ‘battle plan’ to decongest hospitals amid COVID-19 surge

Robie de Guzman   •   March 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Joel Villanueva has called on the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to expand its protocols for the enhanced community quarantine...

Travelers with int’l flights may enter NCR Plus bubble during ECQ – DOTr

Robie de Guzman   •   March 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Travelers with international flights departing from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will be allowed to enter the ‘NCR Plus’ bubble during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ)...


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