Bulacan, Cavite, Rizal to be placed under Alert Level 3 from Jan 5-15
Malacañang announced that Bulacan, Cavite, and Rizal will be placed under Alert Level 3 from Jan 5 to 15 due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Acienda Designer Outlet in Silang, Cavite/ IMAGE from Philippine Primer
Acting Presidential Spokesperson Sec. Karlo Nograles said the decision was reached by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) in a meeting on Monday due to a sharp increase of Covid-19 cases in the particular localities.
On Dec. 31, 2021, the IATF raised Metro Manila to Alert Level 3 until January 15.
Also read: NCR returns to Alert Level 3 from Jan 3-15
Under Alert Level 3, a 30 % indoor venue capacity and 50 % outdoor venue capacity will be allowed for some activities, provided the employees are fully vaccinated.
However, face-to-face classes for basic education; contact sports, except those conducted under the bubble-type setup; funfairs, and kid amusement industries; venues with live performers and audiences; casinos, horse racing, cockfighting and operation of cockpits, lottery and betting shops, and other gaming establishments; and gatherings in residences with individuals not belonging to the same household will be prohibited.
Source: Philippine News Agency