PRRD TO ANNOUNCE NEW COMMUNITY QUARANTINE STATUS ON AUGUST 17
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to address the nation on August 17 (Monday) to discuss the new community quarantine classifications to be implemented in all parts of the country.
The 15-day modified, enhanced community quarantine over Metro Manila and the provinces of Rizal, Cavite, Bulacan, and Laguna will end on August 18.
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque earlier said it is “highly unlikely” that the strict lockdown will be extended in these areas as there are no more sources of cash aid to distribute to poor families affected by stay-at-home rules.
He also said quarantine recommendations for all other provinces and cities for their classifications for August 16 to 31 have already been submitted.