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Stricter MECQ for 11 areas in Cebu province

Stricter MECQ for 11 areas in Cebu province.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesAug 11th, 2021

Voters registration suspended while Cebu is under MECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Voters registration in Cebu is suspended from August 1 to 15 as the island-province transitioned to a stricter community quarantine status. The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec – Cebu) issued a memorandum, dated July 30, 2021, directing all election offices here to suspend voters registration in their respective localities, citing […] The post Voters registration suspended while Cebu is under MECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Mandaue adopts stricter protocols in bid to curb COVID-19 transmissions

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has implemented stricter protocols in a bid to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Mayor Jonas Cortes on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, issued Executive Order no. 27 series of 2021 enforcing a heightened state of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). The EO took effect immediately and will […] The post Mandaue adopts stricter protocols in bid to curb COVID-19 transmissions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Tricities under MECQ, Cebu Province under GCQ with heightened restrictions until August 31

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Tricities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu will remain under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until August 31, 2021. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced on Friday morning (August 13) the quarantine status update for the regions in the country. Roque said that President Rodrigo Duterte had approved the recommendations of the […] The post Tricities under MECQ, Cebu Province under GCQ with heightened restrictions until August 31 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Number of Covid-positive children rises in Cebu

Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia on Tuesday signed Executive Order no. 38, reverting 11 local government units in the province to Modified Enhance Community Quarantine classification with heightened restrictions. In a virtual meeting with the mayors and the regional IATF, Garcia said the move to a stricter lockdown measure is due to the increasing Covid-19 cases […] The post Number of Covid-positive children rises in Cebu appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

No electricity disconnection for cities of Cebu, Mandaue

Visayan Electric will implement a no disconnection policy in areas under MECQ, specifically the cities of Cebu and Mandaue until August 15, 2021. This is pursuant to a memorandum from the Department of Energy dated August 6, which the electric utility received Tuesday.  The memorandum, signed by Energy Secretary Alfonso, encouraged all distribution utilities in […] The post No electricity disconnection for cities of Cebu, Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

11 localities in Cebu province back to MECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 11 localities in Cebu province were reverted to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) to stem the increasing cases of COVID-19. Several mayors here announced on social media that starting Wednesday, August 11, the Capitol and the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) will […] The post 11 localities in Cebu province back to MECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

In Cebu province, granular lockdowns for areas with high COVID cases

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Areas with high cases of COVID-19 in Cebu province shall be subjected to granular lockdowns, the Capitol announced. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, August 9, ordered mayors of the province’s towns and component cities to impose “household or purok level lockdowns” to contain the spread of the infection. Garcia virtually […] The post In Cebu province, granular lockdowns for areas with high COVID cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

A worker shares woes as Cavite returns to stricter lockdown

On August 5, the Philippine government’s pandemic response team put the province of Cavite under MECQ from Aug. 6 to 15. This is part of the supposed efforts of the national government to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19, particularly its more transmissible and deadlier Delta variant. The post A worker shares woes as Cavite returns to stricter lockdown appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Cebu quarantine restrictions downgraded

Malacañang has approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to downgrade Cebu Province’s modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) classification to general community quarantine with heightened restrictions. A portion of IATF Resolution 130-D released Sunday said “The Province of Cebu shall be placed under GCQ until 15 […] The post Cebu quarantine restrictions downgraded appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

IATF reclassifies Cebu province to GCQ

Malacañang has approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to downgrade Cebu Province’s Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) classification to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions. “The Province of Cebu shall be placed under GCQ until 15 August 2021, without prejudice to their reclassification as […] The post IATF reclassifies Cebu province to GCQ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

3 provinces escalate from GCQ to MECQ

The provinces of Laguna, Aklan, and Apayao reverted to a stricter lockdown classification due to the rising number of coronavirus infections. Presidential spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque announced Sunday that the three provinces, previously placed under general community quarantine (GCQ), were reclassified to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from 1 August, Sunday, until 15 August. Cebu […] The post 3 provinces escalate from GCQ to MECQ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Chan favors granular lockdown vs MECQ

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan proposes that instead of placing the city under Modified Enhance Community Quarantine (MECQ) status, he is more in favor of implementing granular lockdown. He said this is especially true in areas with high cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and with cases of Delta variant. […] The post Chan favors granular lockdown vs MECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

‘MECQ in Cebu unnecessary’

The business sector in Cebu has opposed the shift to modified enhanced community quarantine in the province and its three independent cities, saying it is unnecessary.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

IATF recommendation: Entire Cebu under MECQ

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The National Interagency Task Force (IATF) has recommended placing the entire Cebu under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from August 1 to 15, 2021.  This amid the revelation on July 29, 2021, that the province has 32 recorded Delta Variant cases of the Covid-19.  READ: DOH: 32 Delta variant cases detected in […] The post IATF recommendation: Entire Cebu under MECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

More Cebu towns reinstate restrictions

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More localities in Cebu province have reinstated restrictions due to the continuous rise of COVID-19 cases.  The towns of Moalboal, Ginatilan, and Balamban recently issued Executive Orders (EO), reimposing stricter health protocols to contain the spread of the infection in their territories.  All three municipalities prohibited children below 15 years old to go […] The post More Cebu towns reinstate restrictions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

NCR Plus: Metro Manila, 6 neighboring provinces stay under GCQ till July 15

Metro Manila and its close provinces will remain under general community quarantine with restrictions starting July 1 till July 15, areas in 12 other regions will be observing the stricter "modified enhanced community quarantine" or MECQ......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

IN PHOTOS: Police, ‘Barangayanihan’ and Cebu residents

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several residents from different areas around Cebu island have received goods and kits as the Police Regional Office (PRO-7), Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), and Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) conducted their “barangayanihan” yesterday and today, May 1, 2021. Fifty police stations from Cebu province have simultaneously opened “Barangayanihan” stands today […] The post IN PHOTOS: Police, ‘Barangayanihan’ and Cebu residents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

CPPO chief: 386 cops to be deployed in Cebu province for the Holy Week

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly 400 policemen will be deployed in different areas of Cebu province as the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) goes on full alert as the observance of the Holy Week has started. Three hundred eighty six policemen would be deployed in different areas of the province while a company of policemen […] The post CPPO chief: 386 cops to be deployed in Cebu province for the Holy Week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Labella: No RT-PCR requirement for entry in Cebu City up to medical experts

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he was considering waiving the real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for tourists and travelers entering the city from other modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) areas. This policy has already been implemented by Cebu Province allowing more tourists to enter the island. Read: Cebu becomes […] The post Labella: No RT-PCR requirement for entry in Cebu City up to medical experts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

2 more Kalinga towns revert to MECQ

Two towns in Kalinga will revert to modified enhanced community quarantine while two other areas in the province will be on extended MECQ starting tomorrow......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021