Will Iloilo City extend Covid-19 quarantine?

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Mayor Jerry Treñas is studying the possibility of extending the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Iloilo City.

This, after the city confirmed its first local case of coronavirus (Covid-19) transmission.

“We are studying all options… I don’t want to make a decision that is not based on a scientific and medical recommendation,” said Treñas. (

The enhanced community quarantine that started on March 20 will end on April 14.

The latest Covid-19 case in the city was a close contact of one of the previous cases in the city who expired last month.

Iloilo City has four Covid-19 cases with one death as of Sunday, the Department of Health-Center for Health Development Western Visayas said.