Davao City, 4 other areas in Mindanao under Alert Level 3 starting Jan. 14


The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) has decided to impose stricter restrictions in five areas in Mindanao due to rising cases of Covid-19.

Acting Presidential and IATF Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, in a statement Wednesday, January 12, said that to be placed under Alert Level 3 are Cagayan de Oro City in Region 10; Davao City in Region 11; Butuan City and Agusan del Sur in Caraga; and Cotabato City in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

The new alert level will be effective on January 14 until January 31.

Nograles said that the five areas in Mindanao are among those 28 places that the IATF has decided to elevate to Alert Level 3 from Alert Level 2. #