Malacañang claims that Cebu City is subjected to an enhanced quarantine community.
Malacañang made the statement following the city’s appeal to lower their classification in the general quarantine community (GCQ).
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said that after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) held a meeting with quarantine communities in the country, they immediately informed the LGUs of the decision.
According to Sec. Roque, they were given ample time to prepare and appeal before President Rodrigo Duterte announced the decision.
So President Duterte’s announcement is final and will have to wait until the end of June before the next reclassification.