The government eases community quarantine status.


  • The current lockdown continues in place with the adherence to the revised Omnibus Guidelines on the Implementation of Community Quarantine in the Phillippines until 31 May.
  • On 28 May, the president Rodrigo Duterte announced the relaxation of quarantine restrictions in Philippines. Following the end of current lockdown on 31 May, starting from 1 June, the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) will be implemented in Metro Manila, Davao City, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Pangasinan, and Albay. The rest of the country will be placed under the Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). However, for high-risk districts will remain under full lockdown.
  • With the relaxations announced, it is expected more economic and social activities will be allowed. The government will issue the relevant classification list and guidance through official gazette in due course.