By J. Jala | 09:09 PM October 13, 2021
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved the recommendation Wednesday of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), placing Bohol under general community quarantine (GCQ) “with heightened restrictions” from Oct. 16 to 31 amid the threat of Covid-19 Delta variant.
The government’s coronavirus task force made its recommendations for the month of October.
The IATF-EID also recommended the same quarantine restriction for Lapu-Lapu City and Negros Oriental.
Meanwhile, Cebu City, Cebu province, Mandaue City and Siquijor province will be under general community quarantine (GCQ) from Oct. 16 to 31.
The province has a total of 19,115 coronavirus infections after the BIATF recorded 52 new cases as of Oct. 13. Tjere were 514 recorded total deaths.