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Cebu’s status tightened to MECQ from Aug. 1-15

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 04:16 PM July 30, 2021

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MANILA, Philippines — From the least rigid status, Cebu province has been escalated to the stricter modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting August 1 to 15, 2021, Malacañang said Friday.

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“Nadagdag po ang Cebu at Cebu City sa mga lugar na nasa modified enhanced community quarantine or MECQ simula a uno hanggang a kinse ng Agosto subject sa mga apela ng local government units,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced over state-run People’s Television Network.

Other areas under MECQ from August 1 to 15 are Ilocos Norte, Bataan, Lapu-Lapu City and Mandaue City.

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When the government first announced quarantine classifications for August, Cebu province was under the less strict modified general community quarantine.

READ: NCR Plus under GCQ with heightened restrictions Aug. 1-15, Iloilo under ECQ until Aug. 7

On Thursday, the Department of Health confirmed that there are 32 Delta variant COVID-19 cases in Cebu.

Amid the Delta variant threat, Metro Manila’s status will be escalated to the strictest ECQ from August 6 to 20, 2021.

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