As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases from amazon.com

Malacañang backtracks: Ilocos Norte to remain under MECQ until Sept. 30


A strict border checkpoint is set up in Ilocos Norte to contain the spread of COVID-19

A strict border checkpoint is set up in Ilocos Norte to contain the spread of COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Ilocos Norte provincial government)

LAOAG CITY—Ilocos Norte remains under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until Sept. 30, Malacañang said Tuesday, Sept. 7.

The quarantine classification is different from what Malacañang announced Monday that the province would revert to the less stringent general community quarantine with “heightened restrictions” beginning Wednesday, Sept. 8.

Ilocos Norte was first placed under MECQ on Aug. 16 by the national COVID-19 task force due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases fueled by the Delta variant. MECQ is the second most restrictive quarantine classification in the country.

lzb


For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.

What you need to know about Coronavirus.

For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next

Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply

Logo
Enable registration in settings - general
Compare items
  • Total (0)
Compare
0