Cavite and its two nearby provinces will transition to general community quarantine (GCQ) ‘with heightened restrictions’ starting June 16 until the end of the month.
Also under the same lockdown status are Rizal and Laguna while Metro Manila and Bulacan will ease to GCQ ‘with some restrictions.’
President Rodrigo Duterte announced these new community quarantine classifications during his taped address to the nation on Monday, June 14.
Malacañang has yet to explain the specific guidelines under these forms of lockdown.
Other quarantine classifications
The following areas will stay under the regular GCQ in the same period:
Davao del Norte
General Santos City
Lanao del Sur
Meanwhile, the following areas were placed under the stricter modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ):
City of Santiago
Zamboanga del Sur
Zamboanga del Norte
Cagayan de Oro City
Agusan del Sur
Surigao del Sur
Meanwhile, the rest of the country is under the most relaxed modified GCQ.
The country has so far logged 1,322,053 COVID-19 cases 59,096 of whom remain active as of Monday. The death toll toll currently stands at 22,845 while 1,240,112 have recovered.