Local governments tasked with implementation of ‘bubble’ over NCR, nearby provinces

Franco Luna (Philstar.com) – March 21, 2021 – 5:56pm MANILA, Philippines (Corrected 6:44 p.m.) — Local governments will bear most of the responsibility of implementing a “bubble area” in Metro Manila and four provinces in Calabarzon and Central Luzon where a stricter General Community Quarantine will be put in place. This comes as President Rodrigo Duterte tighter COVID-19 restrictions to address a continued surge in cases, including the banning of mass gatherings and non-essential travel in those areas for two weeks. The Duterte administration, which has stressed “discipline” in its pandemic …

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