MANILA, Philippines — Whilst COVID-19 infections proceed to drop, the overall variety of areas positioned beneath granular lockdown nationwide barely rose to 590, the Philippine Nationwide Police (PNP) mentioned on Sunday.
The PNP on Saturday mentioned 489 areas have been beneath granular lockdown.
Granular lockdowns check with localized group lockdowns —a road or a whole condominium constructing — the place residents is not going to be allowed to exit or reenter for a interval not shorter than 14 days.
In response to the PNP, solely six of the areas beneath granular lockdown are in Metro Manila, all of which have been reported by the Manila Police District.
In the meantime, the Ilocos Area Police Regional Workplace (PRO) reported 105 areas beneath granular lockdown, PRO Cagayan Valley reported a complete of 81 areas, PRO Mimaropa with seven areas, and PRO Zamboanga Peninsula with just one.
PRO Cordillera, however, continued to report the very best variety of areas beneath granular lockdown at 302.
A complete of 1,326 people are affected by these lockdowns, mentioned the PNP.
As of Sunday, Feb. 6, the nation presently has 126,227 energetic instances of COVID-19 after the Division of Well being reported solely 8,361 new COVID-19 infections and extra 18,431 recoveries.
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