Metro Manila to reimpose longer curfew hours starting July 25 amid Delta variant threat

The MMDA says cities in the National Capital Region will reimpose a 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew beginning Sunday, July 25.

7/25/2021 8:45:00 AM

ICYMI: The 10pm to 4am curfew is back in Metro Manila amid the threat of the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant

The MMDA says cities in the National Capital Region will reimpose a 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew beginning Sunday, July 25.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 24)— Longer curfew hours will again be enforced in Metro Manila amid the threat of the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Saturday.Starting Sunday, July 25, cities in the National Capital Region will reimpose a 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew, the MMDA announced in a statement.

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The current curfew hours run from 12 a.m. to 4 a.m.The MMDA said mayors agreed to adjust the curfew period due to rising COVID-19 cases, and to further contain the spread of the feared Delta variant."We need to limit the movement of the public through the imposition of longer curfew hours," MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said."Since the Delta variant spreads exponentially, we should not let our guards down and implement necessary restrictions to contain the virus."

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This is stupid. Virus doesn't go on shifts. Welcome to CNN scaremongering ampotah na talaga mga ganitong impositions e! ano ba talaga ganap ng pduts gov't at pa-curfew ang ginagamit na temporary solusyon sa pandemic! isolation with curated recovery sa mga infected at boost immune system as prevention kelangan ng mga tao oy!

Because its not contagious in the morning?

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LGUs to enforce 6-hour curfew hours in NCR amid Delta variant threatLonger curfew hours will be implemented in the National Capital Region (NCR) starting Sunday, July 25, amid the rising cases of COVID-19 Delta variant. Ibalik sa dati kahit 1 week lang total nag uulan naman eh