Lockdown in 13 provinces under maximum and strict controlled areas in the dark-red zone from 20 July until 2 August.


  • The latest round of restrictions include the following:
    • The public is requested to remain at home and only to head out for essential activities.
    • Curfew will last from 9:00pm to 4:00am and gathering is limited to five people.
    • Checkpoints and screening are put in place between dark-red zones and other areas.
    • Public transportation is permitted to operate at a 50% capacity.
    • Restaurants and eating establishments can only allow take-away services until 8:00pm.
    • Malls and department stores are allowed to operate until 8:00pm but limited to supermarkets, pharmacies and vaccination centers and other shops, including banks would be closed.
    • Markets and convenience stores are allowed to operate until 8:00pm.
    • Those residing in the dark-red zones that wish to make any Inter-provincial trips are required to seek for permission for a permit.