Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19)— The Nationwide Capital Area (NCR) will stay beneath the bottom COVID-19 threat classification till the tip of July, the Division of Well being (DOH) introduced on Tuesday.
In a press release, the DOH mentioned that Metro Manila is among the many areas beneath Alert Stage 1 from July 16 to 31.
The company added that Common Santos Metropolis and 18 different native authorities items have been de-escalated to the identical standing after satisfying the metrics of the pandemic process pressure.
Right here is the whole listing of areas beneath Alert Stage 1:
In the meantime, the DOH additionally confirmed it’s now reviewing the “future instructions” of present COVID-19 alert ranges upon the recommendation of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and well being specialists.
The Palace earlier mentioned that Marcos is eyeing modifications within the system by mid-August.
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This improvement comes amid the recorded spike in COVID-19 circumstances nationwide— with the nation logging 14,640 new infections from July 11 to 17. The tally displays a 44% improve from the earlier week.