After the recent announcement that Iloilo City will be on General Community Quarantine, the locality is said to be put back to Enhanced Community Quarantine according to President Spokesperson Harry Roque in a press briefing today, April 30. According to Roque, the decision was made after further deliberation and the growing number of confirmed cases in Iloilo City.
“Ang Iloilo City ay kasama po sa ECQ. paumanhin po pero base po ‘yan sa dami ng kaso,” states the Presidential Spokesperson. It can be recalled that the status has been changed too many times – April 28, it was announced that the Enhanced Community Quarantine will be extended in Iloilo. By April 29, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas confirmed that the city will transition to General Community Quarantine. And today, the city is put back to Enhanced Community Quarantine that will run from May 01 to May 15.