Heroes Hall, Malacañan Palace
February 22, 2021

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte issued a directive that the National Capital Region (NCR) and specific areas in the country shall not be placed under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) while there is no vaccination rollout.

The Chief Executive made this decision as he presided the 52nd Cabinet Meeting at the Heroes Hall in Malacañan Palace.

The agenda items included raising public confidence in the government’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program, measures being implemented to hasten the country’s economic recovery, the National Employment Recovery Strategy and other issues of national concern.