Cavite eases to regular GCQ until July 31

Some restrictions will be relaxed in Cavite as it transitions to a less stringent lockdown status in the next two weeks.

Cavite has shifted to the regular general community quarantine starting from Friday, July 16 until the end of the month.

The province was previously placed under GCQ with “heightened restrictions” for a month since June 15. Laguna was also kept under this stricter quarantine status until July 31. 

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Meanwhile, Metro Manila, Bulacan, and Rizal, were also placed under GCQ until the same period. 

These quarantine classifications were announced by presidential and pandemic task force spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday, July 15. 

Other quarantine classifications

Here are the other areas put under GCQ from July 16-31: 

  • Baguio City
  • Apayao
  • Santiago City
  • Isabela
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Quezon
  • Batangas
  • Puerto Princesa City
  • Guimaras
  • Negros Occidental
  • Zamboanga Sibugay
  • Zamboanga City
  • Zamboanga del Norte
  • Davao Oriental
  • General Santos City
  • Sultan Kudarat
  • Sarangani
  • South Cotabato
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Dinagat Islands
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Cotabato City

The following areas will also be under GCQ ‘with heightened restrictions’ until July 31:

  • Cagayan
  • Lucena City
  • Naga City
  • Negros Oriental
  • Zamboanga del Sur
  • Davao City

GCQ ‘with heightened restrictions’ will also be imposed in these areas but only until July 22:

  • Aklan
  • Bacolod City
  • Antique
  • Capiz

Meanwhile, the following areas will be under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), the second strictest lockdown, until July 31:

  • Bataan
  • Cagayan de Oro City
  • Davao Occidental
  • Davao de Oro
  • Davao del Sur
  • Davao del Norte
  • Butuan City

MECQ will also be implemented in the following areas but only until July 22:

  • Iloilo City
  • Iloilo province

The rest of the country were placed under modified GCQ, the least stringent form of lockdown. 

As of Friday, the Philippines still has 48, 480 active carriers of COVID-19. A total of 1,496, 328 infections have been reported nationwide, with 1,421, 372 recoveries and 26,476 deaths.

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