News » NCR and other ‘high-risk’ cities to be placed under modified ECQ until May 31

NCR and other ‘high-risk’ cities to be placed under modified ECQ until May 31

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposal to place Metro Manila, Laguna province, and Cebu City under a modified enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until May 31. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the announcement today.

The movement of people in these areas – which are classified as “high risk” communities by the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) – only allowed residents to leave their homes for provision of necessities and in cases of emergency.

Roque also noted that while industries will be allowed to reopen in a limited capacity under the modified ECQ, the government is still finalizing which industries will be allowed to resume operations.

Read more here.

Start your
journey today

  • Independent
  • Free
  • Transparent

About OA

Outsource Accelerator is the trusted source of independent information, advisory and expert implementation of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

The #1 outsourcing authority

Outsource Accelerator offers the world’s leading aggregator marketplace for outsourcing. It specifically provides the conduit between Philippines outsourcing suppliers and the businesses – clients – across the globe.

The Outsource Accelerator website has over 5,000 articles, 350+ podcast episodes, and a comprehensive directory with 900+ BPO companies… all designed to make it easier for clients to learn about – and engage with – outsourcing.

About Derek Gallimore

Derek Gallimore has been in business for 20 years, outsourcing for over eight years, and has been living in Manila (the heart of global outsourcing) since 2014. Derek is the founder and CEO of Outsource Accelerator, and is regarded as a leading expert on all things outsourcing.