Metro Manila to stay under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 until Feb 28; Alert Level 3 up in 7 areas

Metro Manila to stay under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 until Feb 28; Alert Level 3 up in 7 areas

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila will remain under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 until February 28, Malacañang announced Monday.

The National Capital Region has been under Alert Level 2 since the start of this month.

Malacañang also said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has decided to place seven areas under Alert Level 3 from February 16-28. These areas are:

  • Davao de Oro
  • Davao Occidental
  • Guimaras
  • Iloilo City
  • Iloilo Province
  • South Cotabato
  • Zamboanga City

Earlier, Metro Manila mayors have recommended that COVID-19 Alert Level 2 status stays in the capital region until the end of February.

Philippine Medical Association (PMA) president Dr. Benito Atienza said also on Monday that anti-coronavirus vaccination should first increase among senior citizens, immunocompromised people, and children aged 5 to 11 before the government considers relaxing pandemic restrictions in Metro Manila.

Aside from Metro Manila, areas that will be placed under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from February 16-28 are:

Luzon

  • Abra
  • Apayao
  • Baguio City
  • Benguet
  • Ifugao
  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province
  • Dagupan City
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • Pangasinan
  • Batanes
  • City of Santiago
  • Cagayan
  • Isabela
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Bulacan
  • Angeles City
  • Aurora
  • Bataan
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Olongapo City
  • Pampanga
  • Tarlac
  • Zambales
  • Cavite
  • Rizal
  • Batangas
  • Laguna
  • Lucena City
  • Quezon Province
  • Marinduque
  • Occidental Mindoro
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Palawan
  • Puerto Princesa City
  • Romblon
  • Albay
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Catanduanes
  • Masbate
  • Naga City
  • Sorsogon

Visayas

  • Aklan
  • Antique
  • Bacolod City
  • Capiz
  • Negros Occidental
  • Cebu City
  • Lapu-Lapu City
  • Mandaue City
  • Bohol
  • Cebu
  • Negros Oriental
  • Siquijor
  • Ormoc City
  • Tacloban City
  • Eastern Samar
  • Leyte
  • Northern Samar
  • Western Samar
  • Biliran
  • Southern Leyte

Mindanao

  • City of Isabela
  • Zamboanga del Sur
  • Zamboanga del Norte
  • Zamboanga Sibugay
  • Bukidnon
  • Cagayan de Oro City
  • Camiguin
  • Iligan City
  • Lanao del Norte
  • Misamis Occidental
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Davao City
  • Davao del Sur
  • Davao del Norte
  • Davao Oriental
  • General Santos City
  • North Cotabato
  • Sarangani
  • Sultan Kudarat
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Butuan City
  • Dinagat Islands
  • Basilan
  • Maguindanao
  • Sulu
  • Tawi-Tawi
  • Cotabato City
  • Lanao del Sur

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