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Palace: NCR to remain under MECQ as IATF defers GCQ with alert levels


The National Capital Region shall remain under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until September 15, 2021, or until the pilot general community quarantine with alert level system is implemented.

In a statement, President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman Harry Roque said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has deferred the pilot implementation of the GCQ with alert levels system in Metro Manila.

Indoor and al-fresco dine-in services, and personal care services including beauty salons, beauty parlors and nail spas shall remain prohibited.

Religious services performed through online video recording and transmission shall be allowed. 

Immediate family members are allowed to attend necrological services, wakes, inurnment and funerals as long as the deceased died of non-COVID-19 causes. 

The said family members will need to show satisfactory proof of their relationship with the deceased and have to comply with the minimum public health standards. -NB, GMA News

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