Iloilo City under GCQ for another 31 days


President Rodrigo Duterte extended anew the implementation of general community quarantine (GCQ) in Iloilo City for the entire month of December.

In a televised address Monday evening, Duterte approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases for the new quarantine classifications.

Apart from Iloilo City, the government also placed Metro Manila, Batangas, Tacloban City, Lanao del Sur, Iligan City, Davao City under GCQ from December 1 to December 31. (

The city will remain under GCQ for the third straight month, while Iloilo province, Negros Occidental, Guimaras, Aklan, Antique, and Capiz are under Modified GCQ since June.

Duterte warned GCQ areas to strictly follow the quarantine protocols so they won’t suffer the same fate of Europe and United States, which were now suffering third wave of coronavirus disease.