#Walangpasok: Class suspensions for March 9, 2020 due to Covid-19 outbreak

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#WalangPasok_Class suspensions for March 9, 2020

Several cities and schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for March 9, 2020, due to the onslaught of the CoViD-19.

The Health department on Saturday, March 7, confirmed that the country’s fifth case of the deadly disease, a man with no travel history, was indeed due to local transmission of the virus.

Reports said the 62-year-old Filipino COVID-19-infected patient is “known to have regularly visited a Muslim prayer hall in Barangay Greenhills, San Juan City.” His 59-year-old wife, meanwhile, was announced as the country’s sixth confirmed COVID-19 case, which resulted to the Department of Health on Saturday raising the public health emergency to Code Red. 

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte proclaimed a nationwide emergency and declared a state of public health emergency in response to Covid-19.

Below are the cities where classes have been suspended.

(Update as of 5:53pm, March 8)

Metro Manila

  • Marikina City – all levels (public and private), up to March 11
  • Navotas City – all levels (public and private)
  • Pasay City – all levels (public and private)
  • San Juan City – all levels (public and private)
  • Quezon City – Bagong Lipunan Crame Elementary School and High School only on Monday, March 9

Calabarzon

  • Cainta, Rizal – all levels (public and private), up to March 10
  • Taytay, Rizal – all levels

Schools

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