DOH On Placing GCQ Areas Under Lesser Quarantine Restriction

Department of Health

DOH on placing GCQ areas in the Philippines under lesser quarantine restriction. The Department of Health (DOH) wasn’t yet recommending to place the general community quarantine (GCQ) areas in the Philippines under lesser quarantine restriction for the month of June. However, DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III said in a radio interview on Saturday that the … Read more

New Quarantine Classifications to be Announced on May 31

new quarantine classifications

June quarantine classifications to be announced on the last day of May The new quarantine classifications will be announced on May 31 according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles. In a radio interview, Nograles said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases already has a recommendation for the next quarantine classification. The … Read more

Palace Says IATF Allows PRC to Conduct Board Exams in May & June 2021

Board Exams

IATF Allows PRC to Facilitate Board Exams in May and June 2021, Malacañang Palace Says Malacañang Palace said that IATF would allow the Professional Regulation Commission to conduct board exams in May and June 2021. On Friday (March 26, 2021), Palace spokesman Harry Roque announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases approved the … Read more

Malacañang Speaks on Possible Quarantine Measure, Classes Mode by January

Malacañang Spokesperson Harry Roque

Is Malacañang in favor of face-to-face classes by January 2021? MALACAÑANG – The Palace broke its silence on the possibility of face-to-face classes by January 2021 and the target community quarantine measure. One of the sectors greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines is the educational system. The opening of classes was delayed … Read more

Two Minors Padlocked Inside a Quarantine Facility in Palawan

Two Minors Padlocked Inside a Quarantine Facility in Palawan

Padlocked for their safety? Two stranded returning minors aged 12 and 14 were allegedly padlocked inside a quarantine facility in Palawan. Barangay Captain Andrew Goldfardo of Barangay Tinitian in Roxas, Palawan has been accused of padlocking two minors inside a quarantine facility. But he claimed that they were prodded to padlock the two to ensure … Read more

Cebu City Mayor Wants To Remain Under GCQ After June 15

Cebu City

Cebu City Mayor wanted to remain under GCQ after June 15. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wanted to remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) after June 15 as the local government continued its efforts against the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This, as Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday said that he’s not … Read more

JUST IN: 2 COVID-19 Positive Inmates Escape From Quarantine Facility in Manila

2 inmates escape Manila quarantine facility

2 inmates with COVID-19 escape from the quarantine facility Two (2) COVID-19 positive inmates of MPD Station 6 escaped from Delpan Evacuation Center, a quarantine facility in Manila. This was confirmed by MPD Chief PBGen. Rolly Miranda. The incident is first reported by ABS-CBN News which was posted on social media platforms particularly on Twitter. … Read more

PAL to Resume Domestic and International Flights Starting June 1


PAL to resume “limited” domestic, international flights starting June 1. Philippine Airlines (PAL) will resume its operation for domestic and international flights but on a “limited capacity” starting Monday, June 1, 2020. The flag carrier said in its advisory that it will “resume operating scheduled flights on selected international and domestic routes” beginning June 1. … Read more

Barbershops and Salons in GCQ Areas Can Operate Starting June 7

Barbershops and Salons new normal

GOOD NEWS! Barbershops and Salons in GCQ areas can operate starting June 7, 2020. The Department of Trade and Industry (DT) announced that barbershops and salons under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) areas may resume its operation starting June 7, 2020. However, in the guidelines released by the Office of the Secretary of DTI, only … Read more