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Ifugao, other areas to be downgraded to Alert Level 3 from Feb. 1 to 15

/ 12:32 PM January 31, 2022

Ifugao Province downgrades to Alert Level 3 on Feb. 1-15

MANILA, Philippines — Due to the declining COVID-19 cases, Ifugao Province will be downgraded to Alert Level 3 starting February 1 until 15, Malacañang said on Monday.


“May bagong desisyon na po ang IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases) sa probinsya ng Ifugao. Mula Alert Level 4 ay ibinaba na po natin ito to Alert Level 3,” Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced during the Palace press briefing.

(The IATF has come up with a decision on Ifugao Province’s alert status. From Alert Level 4, we downgraded it to Alert Level 3.)


The deescalation came after Metro Manila’s alert level was lowered to 2 from 3.

Seven provinces are also under Alert Level 2. These are Batanes, Bulacan, Cavite, Rizal, Biliran, Southern Leyte, and Basilan.

Other cities and provinces that will be under Alert Level 3 are:



-Baguio City




-Mountain Province

-Dagupan City

-Ilocos Norte

-Ilocos Sur

-La Union


-City of Santiago



-Nueva Vizcaya


-Angeles City



-Nueva Ecija

-Olongapo City






-Lucena City

-Quezon Province



-Occidental Mindoro

-Oriental Mindoro

-Puerto Princesa City


-Camarines Norte

-Camarines Sur



-Naga City




-Bacolod City


-Iloilo City


-Negros Occidental


-Cebu City

-Lapu-Lapu City

-Mandaue City



-Negros Oriental


-Ormoc City

-Tacloban City

-Eastern Samar


-Northern Samar

-Western Samar

-City of Isabela

-Zamboanga City

-Zamboanga Del Sur

-Zamboanga del Norte

-Zamboanga Sibugay


-Cagayan de Oro City

-Iligan City

-Lanao del Norte

-Misamis Occidental

-Misamis Oriental

-Davao City

-Davao Del Sur

-Davao Del Norte

-Davao Oriental

-Davao de Oro

-General Santos City

-North Cotabato


-South Cotabato

-Sultan Kudarat

-Surigao del Norte

-Surigao Del Sur

-Agusan Del Norte

-Agusan del Sur

-Butuan City


-Cotabato City

-Lanao Del Sur

Intrazonal and interzonal travel are allowed under Alert Levels 2 and 3, subject to reasonable restrictions by local government units.

However, the following establishments and activities are restricted under Alert Level 3:

-Face-to-face classes for basic education, except those previously approved by the IATF on Emerging Infectious Diseases and/or the Office of the President

-Contact sports, except those conducted under a bubble-type setup

-Funfairs and kid amusement industries

-Venues with live voice or wind-instrument performers and audiences

-Casinos, horse racing, cockfighting and operation of cockpits, lottery and betting shops, and other gaming establishments except as may be authorized by the IATF or the Office of the President

-Gatherings in residences with individuals not belonging to the same household

Also under Alert Level 3, the following establishments and activities are permitted, provided that a 30-percent indoor capacity for fully vaccinated individuals and 50-percent outdoor capacity will be observed:

-Venues for meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions

-Permitted venues for social events

-Visitor or tourist attractions

-Amusement parks or theme parks

-Recreational venues

-Cinemas and movie houses

-Limited face-to-face or in-person classes for higher education and technical-vocational education and training

-In-person religious gatherings; gatherings for necrological services, wakes, inurnment, and funerals for those who died of causes other than COVID-19 and for the cremains of the COVID-19 deceased

-Licensure or entrance/qualifying examinations administered by their respective government agency, and specialty examinations authorized by the IATF

-Dine-in services

-Personal care establishments

-Fitness studios, gyms, and venues for non-contact exercise and sports

-Film, music, and television production

READ: Metro Manila, 7 other provinces to be under Alert Level 2 starting Feb. 1


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