03 June 2020 – Amendments to guidelines on implementation of community quarantine

Type of Intervention: Guidance, Regulation, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Immigration, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Social Services, Supply Chains, Tourism, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: IATF

Overview: Amendments to Omnibus Guidelines on Implementation of Community Quarantine in the Philippines implemented:

– Updated guidelines for areas of the country placed under the following community quarantine classifications:

1. Areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)
– Guidelines for establishments/persons/activities allowed to operate or work with the following classifications
a) sectors/offices allowed with full operational capacity
b) sectors/offices allowed with a skeleton workforce

2. Areas under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ)
– Guidelines for establishments/persons/activities allowed to operate or work with the following classifications
a) sectors/offices allowed with full operational capacity
b) sectors/offices allowed with 50% operational capacity

3. Areas under General Community Quarantine (GCQ)
– Guidelines for operation of selected sectors/industries for GCQ Areas with assigned categories
– Suspension of face-to-face or in-person classes in schools and universities

4. Areas under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ)
– Guidelines for operation of selected sectors/industries for MGCQ Areas with assigned categories
– Limited operations of face-to-face or in-person classes in schools and universities

– Amendments to interzonal and intrazonal movement guidelines
– Amendments of definition of terms
Full details here: https://www.covid19.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/20200603-omnibus-guidelines-on-the-implementation-of-community-quarantine-in-the-philippines.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Amendments were made in accordance with Executive Order (EO) 112, following Section 3 of the mentioned Executive Order, which grants the IATF the authority to modify the omnibus guidelines.