Metro Manila, 38 other areas under Alert Level 1 starting Mar. 1 | Inquirer News

Metro Manila, 38 other areas under Alert Level 1 starting Mar. 1

/ 04:13 PM February 27, 2022

Alert Level 1 NCR

FILE PHOTO: Commuters onboard a jeepney in Metro Manila. INQUIRER/RICHARD A. REYES

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila and 38 other areas will be under Alert Level 1 from March 1 to March 15, Malacañang said Sunday.

“The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Sunday, February 27, 2022, approved placing the National Capital Region under Alert Level 1 effective March 1, 2022 until March 15, 2022,” said Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles in a statement.


The other areas under the most relaxed COVID-19 alert level are:



Abra, Apayao, Baguio City, Kalinga, Dagupan City, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Batanes, Cagayan, City of Santiago, Isabela, Quirino, Angeles City, Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Olongapo City, Pampanga, Tarlac, Cavite, Laguna, Marinduque, Puerto Princesa City, Romblon, Naga City, and Catanduanes


Aklan, Bacolod City, Capiz, Guimaras, Siquijor, and Biliran


Zamboanga City, Cagayan de Oro City, Camiguin, and Davao City


The following areas meanwhile are under Alert Level 2 from March 1 to March 15, 2022:


Benguet, Ifugao and Mountain Province, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Batangas, Lucena City, Quezon Province, Rizal, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Masbate, Sorsogon


Antique, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province, Negros Occidental, Bohol, Cebu Province, Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, Negros Oriental, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Ormoc City, Southern Leyte, Tacloban City, Western Samar


City of Isabela, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Sibugay, Bukidnon, Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, Davao De Oro, Davao Del Sur, Davao Del Norte, Davao Oriental, Davao Occidental, General Santos City, North Cotabato, Sarangani, South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Butuan City and Dinagat Islands, Basilan, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, Cotabato City, Lanao Del Sur

Under Alert Level 2, intrazonal and interzonal movement will be allowed, subject to reasonable restrictions that the local government units may impose.

Select establishments or activities are permitted to operate at a maximum of 50 percent indoor capacity for fully vaccinated individuals and 70 percent outdoor capacity.

Under Alert Level 1, intrazonal and interzonal travel will be allowed regardless of age and comorbidities.

All establishments, persons, or activities are permitted to operate, work, or be done at full on-site capacity, provided that health standards are observed.

In person or “face-to-face” classes for basic education will be subject to the approval of the Office of the President.

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The Department of Health earlier said that Alert Level 1 could be considered as the “new normal.”


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