IATF: Alert Level 2 up over Bohol, 25 other areas until April 30

By Marisol Bo-oc | 06:05 PM April 23, 2023

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has placed Bohol and 25 other areas under Alert Level 2 from April 15 to 30, 2023 as part of the Covid-19 response.

Some towns in Bohol were also placed under Alert Level 1.. These are Alburquerque, Balilihan, Batuan, Calape, Corella, Dimiao, Duero, Garcia Hernandez, Jagna, Lila, Loay, Loboc, Maribojoc, Pres. Carlos P. Garcia (Pitogo), San Isidro, San Miguel, Sevilla, Sikatuna, Tagbilaran City.

Metro Manila is now under Alert Level 1, while the other areas with alert levels are as follows:

Areas / provinces under Alert Level 2:
Benguet
Ifugao
Quezon Province
Palawan
Camarines Norte
Masbate
Antique
Negros Occidental
Bohol
Cebu Province
Negros Oriental
Leyte
Western Samar
Lanao del Norte
Davao de Oro
Davao del Norte
Davao del Sur
Davao Occidental
North Cotabato
Sarangani
Sultan Kudarat
Dinagat Islands
Basilan
Maguindanao
Sulu
Tawi-Tawi

Areas / provinces under Alert Level 1
Metro Manila
Caloocan City
Malabon City
Navotas City
Valenzuela City
Pateros
Pasig City
Marikina City
Taguig City
Quezon City
Manila
Makati City
Mandaluyong City
San Juan City
Muntinlupa City
Paranaque City
Las Pinas City
Pasay City
Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Abra
Apayao
Baguio City
Kalinga
Mountain Province
Benguet: Buguias, Sablan, and Tublay
Ifugao:
Alfonso Lista (Potia), Kiangan, Lagawe (Capital), Lamut

Region I
Dagupan City
Ilocos Norte
Ilocos Sur
La Union
Pangasinan

Region II
Batanes
Cagayan
City of Santiago
Isabela
Nueva Vizcaya
Quirino

Region III
Angeles City
Aurora
Bataan
Bulacan
Nueva Ecija
Olongapo City
Pampanga
Tarlac
Zambales

Region IV-A
Batangas
Cavite
Laguna
Lucena City
Rizal
Quezon: Alabat, Atimonan, Candelaria, City of Tayabas, Dolores, Gumaca, Lucban, Mauban, Padre Burgos, Pagbilao, Perez, Plaridel, Polillo, Quezon, Sampaloc, San Antonio, Sariaya, Tiaong, Unisan

Region IV-B
Marinduque
Occidental Mindoro
Oriental Mindoro
Puerto Princesa City
Romblon
Palawan: Cagayancillo, Culion, El Nido (Bacuit), Kalayaan

Region V
Albay
Camarines Sur
Catanduanes
Naga City
Sorsogon
Camarines Norte: Basud, Capalonga, Daet (Capital), San Vicente, Talisay
Masbate:Balud, Batuan, City of Masbate (Capital), Mandaon, Milagros, San Fernando

Region VI
Aklan
Bacolod City
Capiz
Guimaras
Iloilo Province
Iloilo City

Antique: Anini-y, Barbaza, San Jose (Capital), Sebaste, Tobias Fornier (Dao)

Negros Occidental: Cadiz City, Candoni, City of Himamaylan, City of Talisay, City of Victorias, Enrique B. Magalona (Saravia), Ilog, La Carlota City, Murcia, Pontevedra, Pulupandan, Sagay City, San Enrique, Silay City, Valladolid

Region VII
Cebu City
Lapu-Lapu City
Mandaue City
Siquijor
Bohol: Alburquerque, Balilihan, Batuan, Calape, Corella, Dimiao, Duero, Garcia Hernandez, Jagna, Lila, Loay, Loboc, Maribojoc, Pres. Carlos P. Garcia (Pitogo), San Isidro, San Miguel, Sevilla, Sikatuna, Tagbilaran City

Cebu:Alboy, Borbon, City of Naga, City of Talisay, Oslob, Pilar, Poro, Santander, Tudela

Negros Oriental: Amlan (Ayuquitan), Bacong, Dauin, Dumaguete City (Capital), Valencia (Luzurriaga), Zamboanguita

Region VIII
Biliran

Eastern Samar

Northern Samar

Ormoc City

Southern Leyte

Tacloban City

Leyte:

Abuyog, Albuera, Bato, Barugo, City of Baybay, Dulag, Hindang, Inopacan, Javier (Bugho), La Paz, Leyte, Matag-ob, Matalom, Palo, Pastrana, Tabontabon, Tunga, Villaba

Samar (Western Samar):

City of Catbalogan (Capital), Marabut, Motiong, Pagsanghan, Paranas (Wright), San Sebastian, Talalora, Tarangnan, Zumarraga

Region IX
City of Isabela
Zamboanga City
Zamboanga del Norte
Zamboanga del Sur
Zamboanga Sibugay

Region X
Bukidnon
Cagayan de Oro City
Camiguin
Iligan City
Misamis Occidental
Misamis Oriental

Lanao del Norte: Bacolod, Baroy, Kauswagan, Kolambugan, Lala, Linamon, Tubod (Capital)

Region XI
Davao City
Davao Oriental
Davao de Oro: Mawab, Montevista, Nabunturan (Capital), New Bataan

Davao del Norte: Braulio E. Dujali, Island Garden City of Samal, Santo Tomas

Davao del Sur: Padada

Davao Occidental:Don Marcelino, Malita, Santa Maria

Region XII
General Santos City
South Cotabato
Cotabato (North Cotabato):
Antipas, Arakan, City of Kidapawan (Capital), Kabacan, President Roxas
Sarangani: Maitum

Sultan Kudarat: Bagumbayan, City of Tacurong, Kalamansig, Lebak, President Quirino
Caraga
Butuan City
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur

Dinagat Islands: Cagdianao, Dinagat, Libjo (Albor), Loreto, Tubajon

Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)

Cotabato City
Lanao del Sur
Maguindanao: South Upi, Upi

Sulu: Hadji Panglima Tahil (Marunggas)

Tawi-Tawi:Turtle Islands

In a Resolution No. 6-C series of 2023, the IATF said it has approved the recommendation of the sub-Technical Working Group for Data Analytics placing several areas under alert level effective April 15, 2023, to April 30, 2023.

The resolution was signed by Department of Health officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire and Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos on April 14, 2023.

Areas under Alert Level 2 are mandated to implement restrictions such as a 50 percent capacity in establishments indoors for fully vaccinated adults and 70 percent capacity outdoors.

Areas under Alert Level 1 permits intrazonal and interzonal travel with no restrictions based on age and co-morbidities.

A certification stated that the Resolution No. 6-C had been unanimously approved and adopted following a series of meetings and consultations.

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