THE Department of Health (DOH) identified today other areas in the country that will remain under Alert Levels 3 and 4
According to DOH spokesperson and Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, Catanduanes, which is under Region 5, will remain under Alert Level 4.
Majority of areas under Alert Level 3 are from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), including Apayao, Baguio City, Ifugao and Mountain Province.
Three areas in Region 2 or Cagayan Valley and two in Region 9 are also under Alert Level 3, which includes Batanes, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino, also the cities of Isabela and Zamboanga.
Also placed under Alert Level 3 are Siquijor in Region 7, Dinagat Islands in Caraga and Sulu in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao or BARMM.
Vergeire also said that there is a possibility that Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu will be placed under Alert Level 3.
This is because of the continued increase of COVID-19 cases in the city.