Alert Level 3 in Metro Manila extended to Jan. 31
The government has placed Metro Manila and around 50 other areas under Alert Level 3 from January 16 to 31 amid the rising COVID-19 cases, the Palace said in a report by GMA News.
Under Alert Level 3, several establishments will be allowed to operate at 30% indoor venue capacity but exclusively for fully vaccinated people and 50% outdoor venue capacity as long as employees are fully vaccinated.
In-person classes, contact sports, funfairs/perya, and casinos are among the activities and establishments that are prohibited under Alert Level 3.
Data from independent monitoring group shows that Metro Manila's average daily attack rate (ADAR) for COVID-19 increased to 117.24% on January 13 from the previous 111.80%. The group said Metro Manila is under "severe outbreak."
As of January 13, the number of areas in the country that are under granular lockdown is 206, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP).
Of the 206 areas, 103 are in Metro Manila.
On Thursday, the Philippines registered another record-high 34,021 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the Philippines' case load to 3,092,409.
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