MECQ in NCR+ for May 2021

The Community Quarantine in the Philippines is declared through IATF Resolutions.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Philippines is currently in a State of Calamity up to 12 September 2021 as declared through Proclamation 1021, series of 2021. The State of Calamity may be extended upon further issuances.

The Philippines imposes different Community Quarantine Classification to stop the spread of the virus.

Community Quarantine Classification Definitions in the Philippines

There are different Community Quarantine Classifications in the Philippines.

Definition of Community Quarantine

refers to the restriction of movement within, into, or out of the area of quarantine of individuals, large groups of people, or communities, designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of an infectious disease among persons in and to persons outside the affected area.

Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)

Implementation of temporary measures imposing stringent limitations on movement and transportation of people, strict regulation of operating industries, provision of food and essential services, and heightened presence of uniformed personnel to enforce community quarantine protocols.

Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ)

Transition phase between ECQ and GCQ, when the following temporary measures are relaxed and become less necessary: stringent limits on movement and transportation of people, strict regulation of operating industries, provision of food and essential services, and heightened presence of uniformed personnel to enforce community quarantine protocols.

General Community Quarantine (GCQ)

Implementation of temporary measures limiting movement and transportation, regulation of operating industries, and presence of uniformed personnel to enforce community quarantine protocols.

Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ)

Transition phase between GCQ and the New Normal, when the following temporary measures are relaxed and become less necessary: limiting movement and transportation, the regulation of operating industries, and the presence of uniformed personnel to enforce community quarantine protocols.

Overview of latest Community Quarantine

Community Quarantine Classification for 1 - 31 May 2021

MECQGCQMGCQ
NCR, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna,
and Cavite,
(Only until 14 May 2021)

Region 2: City of Santiago, Quiriono

CAR: Abra
CAR: Apayao, Baguio City,
Benguet, Ifugao,
Kalinga, and Mt. Province

Region 2: Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya

Region 4-A: Batangas, Quezon

Region 8: Tacloban City

Region 10: Iligan City

Region 11: Davao City

BARMM: Lanao Del Sur
Rest of the
Philippines

Community Quarantine Restriction Classification in NCR+

Metro Manila / National Capital Region

DateClassificationResolutionDate Issued
29 March 2021
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
106-A
27 March 2021
-
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
107-A
29 March 2021
5 April 2021 -
11 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
108-A
4 April 2021
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
MECQIATF Reso
109-A
10 April 2021
1 May 2021 -
14 May 2021
MECQTBATBA
Curfew Hours in Metro Manila
DateResolutionCurfew HoursDate Issued
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
MMDA Resolution
No. 21-06, series of 2021
8:00 PM -
5:00 AM
11 April 2021
01 May 2021 -
Present
MMDA Resolution
No. 21-09, series of 2021
10:00 PM -
4:00 AM
27 April 2021

Bulacan

DateClassificationResolutionDate Issued
29 March 2021
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
106-A
27 March 2021
-
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
107-A
29 March 2021
5 April 2021 -
11 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
108-A
4 April 2021
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
MECQIATF Reso
109-A
10 April 2021
1 May 2021 -
14 May 2021
MECQTBATBA

Cavite

DateClassificationResolutionDate Issued
29 March 2021
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
106-A
27 March 2021
-
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
107-A
29 March 2021
5 April 2021 -
11 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
108-A
4 April 2021
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
MECQIATF Reso
109-A
10 April 2021
1 May 2021 -
14 May 2021
MECQTBATBA

Laguna

DateClassificationResolutionDate Issued
29 March 2021
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
106-A
27 March 2021
-
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
107-A
29 March 2021
5 April 2021 -
11 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
108-A
4 April 2021
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
MECQIATF Reso
109-A
10 April 2021
1 May 2021 -
14 May 2021
MECQTBATBA

Rizal

DateClassificationResolutionDate Issued
29 March 2021
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
106-A
27 March 2021
-
4 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
107-A
29 March 2021
5 April 2021 -
11 April 2021
ECQIATF Reso
108-A
4 April 2021
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
MECQIATF Reso
109-A
10 April 2021
1 May 2021 -
14 May 2021
MECQTBATBA

Community Quarantine Restrictions in Regions

Luzon

Cordillera Administrative Region

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Abra, Apayao, Benguet,
Baguio City, Ifugao,
Kalinga, and Mt. Province
GCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
AbraMECQIATF Reso
109-A
10 April 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
AbraMECQTBATBA
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Apayao, Baguio City,
Benguet, Ifugao,
Kalinga, and Mt. Province
GCQTBATBA

Region I

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union,
Pangasinan, and Dagupan City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union,
Pangasinan, and Dagupan City
MGCQTBATBA

Region II

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
14 December 2020 -
31 December 2020
Isabela
(excluding Santiago City)
GCQIATF Reso
88
14 December 2020
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
BatanesMGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Nueva Vizcaya, Isabela,
and Cagayan
GCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Santiago CityMECQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
15 April 2021
QuirinoECQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Santiago City, and QurinoMECQTBATBA
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Cagayan, Isabela,
Nueva Vizcaya
GCQTBATBA

Region III

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Aurora, Bataan, Nueva Ecija,
Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales
Angeles City, and Olongapo City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Aurora, Bataan, Nueva Ecija,
Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales
Angeles City, and Olongapo City
MGCQTBATBA

Region IV-A

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Quezon, and Lucena CityMGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
BatangasGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
12 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
QuezonGCQIATF Reso
109-A
10 April 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Batangas, and QuezonGCQTBATBA
OthersResolutionDate Issued
Region VI suspends inbound passenger travel from NCR,
Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Cebu City, and Davao City
IATF Reso
108
3 April 2021

Region IV-B

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro,
Romblon, Palawan, and Puerto Princesa City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro,
Romblon, Palawan, and Puerto Princesa City
MGCQTBATBA
OthersResolutionDate Issued
Region VI suspends inbound passenger travel from NCR,
Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Cebu City, and Davao City
IATF Reso
108
3 April 2021

Region V

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur,
Catanduanes, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Naga City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur,
Catanduanes, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Naga City
MGCQTBATBA

Visayas

Region VI

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Aklan, Antique, Bacolod, Capiz, Guimaras,
Iloilo, Iloilo City, and Negros Occidental
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Aklan, Antique, Bacolod, Capiz, Guimaras,
Iloilo, Iloilo City, and Negros Occidental
MGCQTBATBA

Region VII

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Siquijor,
Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, and Mandaue City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Siquijor,
Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, and Mandaue City
MGCQTBATBA

Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte,
Eastern Samar, Northern Samar,
Western Samar, and Ormoc City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Tacloban CityGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Tacloban CityGCQTBATBA
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte,
Eastern Samar, Northern Samar,
Western Samar, and Ormoc City
MGCQTBATBA

Mindanao

Region IX

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur,
Zamboanga Sibugay, and Zambonaga City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur,
Zamboanga Sibugay, and Zambonaga City
MGCQTBATBA

Region X (Northern Mindanao)

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte,
Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental,
and Cagayan de Oro City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Iligan CityGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Iligan CityGCQTBATBA
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte,
Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental,
and Cagayan de Oro City
MGCQTBATBA

Region XI (Davao Region)

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Davao de Oro, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental,
Davao Oriental, and Davao del Norte
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Davao CityGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Davao CityGCQTBATBA
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Davao de Oro, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental,
Davao Oriental, and Davao del Norte
MGCQTBATBA

Region XII

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan
Kudarat, and General Santos City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan
Kudarat, and General Santos City
MGCQTBATBA

Region XIII

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur,
Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte,
and Surigao del Sur, Butuan City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur,
Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte,
and Surigao del Sur, Butuan City
MGCQTBATBA

BARMM

DateSpecific City or RegionClassificationResolutionDate Issued
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Basilan, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi,
and Cotabato City
MGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 April 2021 -
30 April 2021
Lanao del SurGCQIATF Reso
107
29 March 2021
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Lanao del SurGCQTBATBA
1 May 2021 -
31 May 2021
Basilan, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi,
and Cotabato City
MGCQTBATBA

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