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Malacañang expects Philippines to shift to MGCQ by March

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(Philstar.com) – February 19, 2021 – 11:53am

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang already expects that the Philippines can be positioned underneath modified basic group quarantine by March, whilst President Rodrigo Duterte has but to determine on whether or not to just accept suggestions to place the complete nation underneath the laxest quarantine regime.

“We predict that Metro Manila and the complete Philippines can be positioned underneath MGCQ,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque stated in Filipino on state-run Individuals’s Tv, saying that Duterte could also be swayed by the suggestions by the federal government’s pandemic activity drive and by a majority of mayors within the capital area.

Roque stated Duterte is predicted to decide on whether or not the nation will shift to MGCQ on Monday, however his verdict can be introduced earlier than the tip of the month.

In anticipation of the easing of coronavirus curbs, which experts and the World Health Organization have warned in opposition to, the federal government’s pandemic activity drive has eliminated particular restrictions on mass gatherings imposed in areas underneath the stricter GCQ.

“We’re simply reiterating that there are not any extra particular guidelines underneath GCQ as a result of all of us are coated by guidelines underneath MGCQ, not less than beginning March 1 and if the president permits it,” Roque stated in Filipino.

Roque additionally introduced that extra foreigners can be allowed entry into the Philippines, with the federal government’s pandemic activity drive now letting all foreigners with legitimate and current visas on the time of entry to come back to the nation.

The Philippines is easing restrictions in a bid to revive an economic system badly hit by the pandemic even because it has been recording on common round 1,600 new COVID-19 circumstances day by day since November and because it faces threats of latest, extra infectious variants of the coronavirus.

The Division of Well being has additionally confirmed the detection of two mutations of the virus that causes COVID-19, however their public well being implications are nonetheless unknown.

The Philippines has the second-worst outbreak of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia, with over 555,000 circumstances and over 11,000 deaths. — Xave Gregorio

As It Occurs


LATEST UPDATE: February 19, 2021 – 7:45am

Nationwide Financial and Improvement Authority director basic Karl Chua advisable that the complete Philippines, together with the Nationwide Capital Area, be positioned underneath modified basic group quarantine (MGCQ) in March. Bookmark this web page for updates. (Most important picture by The STAR/Michael Varcas)


February 19, 2021 – 7:45am

The inter-agency activity drive approves a decision mandating pension-issuing companies and their servicing banks and different establishments to undertake different modes of validation for senior citizen pensions.

At current, senior residents make private appearances or submit paperwork that require private appearances earlier than a notary public with a purpose to have steady entry to their pensions. —  The STAR/Christina Mendez


February 18, 2021 – 12:13pm

Navotas mayor Toby Tiangco says 9 mayors within the Metro Manila Council voted to ease quarantine standing within the area to modified basic group quarantine beginning March 1.

Eight Metro Manila mayors, alternatively, needed to retain the GCQ standing,

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