News Release

Laguna to be under ECQ until August 20

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has extended the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) of Laguna until August 20, 2021, upon the recommendation of the Department of the Interior and Local Government and after consultation with the local government of Laguna.

Laguna was initially placed under ECQ until August 15, 2021, de-escalated to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) beginning August 16 until August 31, 2021, until this present amendment of reverting to ECQ status.

This latest ECQ re-classification was made to maximize its effects, slow down the surge of COVID-19 cases, further stop the spread of variants and improve health system capacity to protect more lives in the aforesaid area. This is in pursuant with Executive Order 112 giving authority to the IATF to impose, lift, or extend a community quarantine in provinces, highly urbanized cities, and independent component cities.###