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LIST: Manila, QC impose lockdowns in several areas after COVID-19 surge

March 10, 2021

ECCP Online

MANILA, Philippines — The city governments of Manila and Quezon City on Tuesday have placed several areas under localized lockdown in a bid to address the increasing number of COVID-19 infections.

Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno, through Executive Order No. 06, has placed the following barangays and hotels under lockdown starting March 11, 12:01 a.m. until March 14, 11:59 p.m.:

  • Barangay 351 in San Lazaro, Tayuman
  • Barangay 725 in Malate
  • Barangay 699, Malate Bayview Mansion
  • Barangay 699, Hop Inn Hotel

In a Facebook Live, Moreno explained that the listed areas were tagged as areas of concern since they have more than 10 cases of COVID-19 in their localities.

According to him, Barangay 351 has 12 active cases and Barangay 725 has 14 active cases. On the other hand, there were 14 confirmed cases in Malate Bayview Mansion while Hop Inn Hotel has three detected cases.

Under the EO, residents will be restricted to their homes and are not allowed to go outside.

However, Authorized Persons Outside Residence (APOR) are exempted from the order and will be allowed to leave their homes.

These include:

  • health workers
  • military personnel
  • service workers (pharmacies, drug stores, and funeral homes)
  • utility workers (energy, cable, internet, telecommunication companies, water, sanitation, and critical transport facilities including port operation)
  • essential workers (goods delivery, food delivery, banking, and money services)
  • barangay officials (Chairpersons, Barangay Secretary, Barangay Treasurers, Kagawads, and Executive Officers)
  • media practitioners accredited by the Presidential Communications Operations Office and the Inter-Agency Task Force.

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