Posts Tagged modified general community quarantine

Government mulls shift to MGCQ in 2nd quarter of 2021

Marje Pelayo   •   March 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said he might consider placing the country under a more relaxed quarantine status once the initial two million doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrive in...

NCR mayors, medical experts back Duterte decision on GCQ status

Robie de Guzman   •   February 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Mayors in the National Capital Region (NCR) give all out support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to keep the region under general community quarantine (GCQ) classification unless...

Duterte: No vaccine roll-out, no MGCQ

Maris Federez   •   February 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang announced on Monday night that the entire country will not be placed under the more relaxed modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) until COVID-19 vaccines have been...

Strict health protocols should remain even if entire Phl shifts to MGCQ, senator says

Robie de Guzman   •   February 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The strict implementation of minimum health protocols against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) should remain in Metro Manila and other areas should President Rodrigo Duterte decide on the...

NCRPO in favor of placing Metro Manila under MGCQ

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said it is in favor of relaxing the quarantine classification in Metro Manila from General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to Modified...

Several lawmakers agree to put country under MGCQ; Metro Manila mayors say otherwise

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Several lawmakers agree with the recommendation of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to put the country under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Senator Sonny Angara said he...

Duterte contemplates placing entire Philippines under MGCQ

Marje Pelayo   •   February 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to meet his Cabinet on February 22 to discuss the recommendations of the Inter-Agency Task Force against COVID-19 regarding the government’s response...

NEDA recommends placing entire Philippines under MGCQ starting March 1

Marje Pelayo   •   February 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) has recommended placing the entire country under the most relaxed community quarantine restriction starting March 1. Acting NEDA director general Karl...

DOH to recommend deferment of eased age restrictions in MGCQ areas

Marje Pelayo   •   January 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) will recommend to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) the deferment of the scheduled easing of age restrictions in areas under modified general...

Metro Manila may shift to MGCQ by November, MMC Chairman says

Marje Pelayo   •   October 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Capital Region (NCR) might shift to modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status by the month of November. This is what Parañaque City mayor and Metro...


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