#WalangPasok: Class Suspensions for Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in These Areas due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Walang Pasok: Work and Class cancellations for March 10, 2020 (Tuesday)

(Manila, Philippines) – Several Private Schools and Colleges in Metro Manila announced class suspension as a precautionary measure against the possible spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for March 2020

Here is a list of schools and areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday,  March 10, 2020.

Metro Manila

  • Marikina (until Wednesday, March 11): all levels, public and private
  • Pasay City – all levels, public and private

CALABARZON

  • Cainta, Rizal – all levels, public and private

Schools

  • Assumption College (No classes until Tuesday, March 10)

As of this writing, the Philippines has ten confirmed cases of the deadly disease according to DOH.

 

What is Coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that may cause illness in animals or humans.  In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.

What is COVID-19

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.

source: WHO

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 / COVID-19

Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.

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Coronavirus : CoV infographics elements, human are showing coronavirus symptoms and risk factors. health and medical. Novel Coronavirus 2019. Pneumonia disease. vector illustration.

Department of Education (DepEd) Class Suspension Guideline:

  • DepEd Calls on parents to determine whether their children should go to school during typhoons, floods and other calamities in the absence of official announcements from DepEd.
  • In the absence of storm signal warnings, LGU are expected to announce whole day class cancellations not later than 4:30AM or half-day class suspensions not later than 11:00AM.
  • Storm signal warning declared by PAGASA between 10:00pm and 4:30AM reflect the whole day cancellation of classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.
  • Storm signal warnings declared by PAGASA by 11:00AM automatically suspend the same day’s afternoon classes in appropriate levels in the affected areas.

*Suspension of classes for the tertiary level (colleges and universities) will be at the discretion of school management.

Guidelines on the Suspension of Classes When Typhoons and Other Calamities Occur
Guidelines on the Suspension of Classes When Typhoons and Other Calamities Occur image via DepEd
Cancellation of Classes from DEPED
Cancellation of Classes from DEPED
DepEd Automatic Class Suspensions and Cancellations
DepEd Automatic Class Suspensions and Cancellations
DepEd Advisory on Class Suspensions
DepEd Advisory on Class Suspensions
DepEd Class Cancellations - PAGASA
DepEd Class Cancellations – PAGASA

Flight Cancellations in the Philippines

(We are still waiting for flight updates from Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia Philippines.)

Walang Pasok Updates: Some Classes for March 10, 2020, have been canceled in some areas due to novel coronavirus outbreak.

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