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NCR areas under granular lockdown down to 35

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 10:53 AM November 10, 2021
Presidential aspirant Ka Leody De Guzman on Thursday likened the easing of quarantine classifications to the popular series “Squid Game” saying that the change of quarantine classification terms is mere “word play.”

FILE PHOTO: An area on granular lockdown as such a scheme will be pilot tested in Metro Manila to stop the spread of the more contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus. INQUIRER/NINO JESUS ORBETA

MANILA, Philippines — The number of areas in Metro Manila placed under granular lockdown has gone down to 35, with only 148 households affected, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said Wednesday.

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In a taped briefing with President Rodrigo Duterte aired Wednesday morning, Año said a total of 413 areas across the country are under granular lockdown as of Nov. 6, affecting a total of 7,000 households or 29,000 individuals.

A total of 44 areas, including cities and provinces, are currently under the government’s new five-tier alert level system, which shifted the focus from community wide quarantine restrictions to granular lockdowns.

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Metro Manila is currently under Alert Level 2 until Nov. 21.

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