Ilocos Norte Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc has placed Laoag City under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) due to the recent surge in coroanvirus cases there.
The politiko’s Executive Order Number 110-21 reimposing GCQ in the city took effect on Monday, January 11.
Manotoc placed the tougher quarantine restrictions on the city which recorded 421 cases of COVID-19 as sof Monday. Of this number, 124 are active cases.
Laoag City, a popular tourist destination, was placed under the more relaxed modified GCQ status on Christmas Day last year.