The local government of Ilocos Sur has ordered the placement of three more towns to be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from June 5 to June 19.
Gov. Ryan Luis Singson issued an executive order raising the quarantine status of towns Burgos, Narvacan and Sto. Domingo from modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) to MECQ.
The Politiko expressed that despite government interventions and additional safety measures, the said towns recorded increasing cases of the virus. Gov. Singon has also reported that there are 2,170 confirmed cases, 610 of which are active in Ilocos Sur.