President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the lockdown of Metro Manila as part of the government’s action to control COVID-19 from spreading throughout the country.
According to Resolution No. 11, the community quarantine was imposed in the entire Metro Manila and domestic land, air and sea travel is going to be prohibited.
It also ordered other LGUs to follow the barangay-wide quarantine if there are two positive COVID-19 cases in the same barangay.
The resolution also included the task of different groups that will enforce the lockdown in different roads, seaports, and airports in Metro Manila.
Here’s the list of roads, airports, and seaports where the lockdown is going to be enforced.
1. Joint Task Group NCR Land (Philippine Army Component) shall be responsible in the enforcement of the lockdown in the major thoroughfares in the boundaries of the NCR as follows and detailed in Annex A:
a. Radial Roads:
i. Radial Road 1 Roxas Boulevard, Manila–Cavite Expressway; City of Manila–Cavite
ii. Radial Road 2 Taft Avenue in Manila, Aguinaldo Highway in Dasmariñas; City of Manila–Batangas
iii. Radial Road 3 South Luzon Expressway in Muntinlupa, STAR Tollway, Tanauan City, Batangas; City of Manila–Batangas
iv. Radial Road 4 Kalayaan Avenue in Olympia, Makati, Kalayaan Avenue in Fort Bonifacio, Makati; City of Manila–Rizal
v. Radial Road 5 Shaw Boulevard, Ortigas Avenue Extension in Cainta; City of Manila–Laguna
vi. Radial Road 6 Magsaysay Boulevard, Marikina–Infanta Highway in Marikina; City of Manila–Quezon
vii. Radial Road 7 España Boulevard, Commonwealth Avenue, City of Manila–Bulacan
viii. Radial Road 8 Dimasalang Street, North Luzon Expressway in Balintawak, Quezon City; City of Manila–La Union
ix. Radial Road 9 Rizal Avenue, MacArthur Highway in Pampanga; City of Manila–La Union
x. Radial Road 10 Mel Lopez Boulevard; City of Manila–Bataan
b. Circumferential Roads:
i. Circumferential Road 1 City of Manila
ii. Circumferential Road 2 City of Manila
iii. Circumferential Road 3 Makati-Navotas–Pasay
iv. Circumferential Road 4 Malabon–Pasay
v. Circumferential Road 5 Taguig-Malabon-Parañaque
vi. Circumferential Road 6 Marilao, Bulacan-Bacoor, Cavite
c. Expressway Network:
i. E1 Quezon City to Rosario, La Union
ii. E2 Makati to Batangas City and Muntinlupa to Bacoor
iii. E3 Parañaque to Kawit
iv. E5 Quezon City to Caloocan
v. E6 Parañaque to Pasay
2. Joint Task Group NCR Air (Philippine Air Force Component) shall be responsible in the enforcement of the lockdown in all Airports and Helipads in and around the NCR as follows:
i. Ninoy Aquino International Airport
1. Terminal 1
2. Terminal 2
3. Terminal 3
4. Terminal 4
5. Cargo Terminal
6. Villamor Air Base
7. General Aviation
ii. Sangley Point Airport
b. Helipads: Annex B
3. Joint Task Group NCR Water (Philippine Navy Component) shall be responsible in the enforcement of the lockdown in all public and private ports in the NCR including Laguna De Bay:
a. Port of Manila
i. North Harbor
ii. South Harbor
iii. Manila International Container Terminal
b. Water Aerodromes
i. Air Juan Manila Harbor Seaplane Terminal
ii. CCP Bay Cruise Terminal
c. Manila Yacht Club
d. Philippine Navy Headquarters
e. Harbor Center Port Terminal Inc.
f. Navotas Fish port
h. Meycauayan River
i. Pasig River
i. Mangahan Floodway
j. Cainta River
k. Marikina River
l. Laguna De Bay
i. Vicinity of San Isidro River
ii. Northwest sector of Laguna De Bay
m. Manila Bay
i. Vicinity of Bacoor Bay
ii. Vicinity of Canacao Bay
iii. Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat
iv. Waterway within the Entertainment City
v. Waterway Beside Microtel by Wyndham south of MOA.
vi. Esplanade Seaside Terminal MOA
vii. Libertad Channel
viii. Tullahan River
ix. Tangos River
The President clarified that public mass transportations within Metro Manila (LRT, MRT, and PNR) is still going to be operational.
Duterte also clarified that the work in the executive branch o the government is going to be suspended, but they prepared a skeletal workforce to continue its service to the people.
Entry travel restrictions all tourists coming from all countries with confirmed localize transmission are also implemented in Metro Manila, except if you’re a Filipino or a foreigner who’s married to a Filipino.
Department of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez also clarified that the movement of goods is not covered by community quarantine, it means that basic needs like foods and medicines are still allowed to enter Metro Manila.
It’s not yet known if people from other provinces who are working in Metro Manila are going to be exempted from the community quarantine.