- The country’s main island of Luzon has been in lockdown since March 16. The original lockdown was set to expired April 12, but has been extended to April 30 11:59 PM. Under “enhanced community quarantine,” each household must designate a family member who will bear a “quarantine pass” that allows them to buy food and medicine.
- On February 2, 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte issued a temporary travel ban on visitors from China, Hong Kong, and Macau to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
- Local governments have started distributing food packages to poor households while the Philippine Congress is drafting a stimulus proposal.