What's the difference between the enhanced quarantine and general quarantine?

Arianne Merez, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 28 2020 03:48 PM

MANILA - Millions in the Philippines will shift to a "new normal" starting May 1 as the country partially reopens its economy even as the coronavirus pandemic persists.

While some areas will remain under lockdown or enhanced community quarantine, many others will be subject to a general community quarantine (GCQ) or the "new normal," Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said.

According to the country's pandemic task force, an area may start the shift to a new normal provided that "minimum health standards are achieved and continuously observed."

Below is are the differences between an ECQ and a GCQ: