Giving in to a plea from healthcare workers over the weekend, President Rodrigo Duterte placed Metro Manila, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal, and Bulacan under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting August 4. (READ: Piqued Duterte taunts doctors to mount ‘revolution’ against him)
Only authorized persons are allowed to leave their homes to do essential tasks.
Limited forms of individual exercise are allowed. Mass gatherings and face-to-face classes are not allowed.
Public transportation is suspended.
Non-essential and leisure activities are suspended.