Final Up to date: 2020-04-01 04:19 pm

Because the COVID-19 disaster within the Philippines proceed to develop, we have now created this megathread to trace related information, updates, and dialogue concerning the pandemic within the nation. We strongly encourage customers to maneuver all objects associated to the story right here to keep away from flooding New. For extra in-depth protection on the subject go to r/coronavirus_ph

IMPORTANT: For those who or anybody you understand have been experiencing fever and/or respiratory signs with historical past of journey and publicity, you might be urged to get in contact with DOH and name the designated hotline at (02)894-COVID (894-26843) or 1555 for Globe/TM/PLDT/Sensible/Solar/TNT for applicable administration and referral

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Virus Affect as of 2020-04-01 4:00 PM

  • 2,311 Confirmed Circumstances (+227 at the moment)

  • 615 Individuals Below Investigation

  • 6,321 Individuals Below Monitoring

  • 50 Recoveries (+1 at the moment)

  • 96 Deaths from confirmed instances (+eight at the moment)

  • President Duterte has declared a state of calamity for the whole Philippines via Proclamation 929.

  • Hospitals have exceeded their capability: The Medical Metropolis, St. Luke’s QC, Makati Med, Chinese language Normal Hospital, Asian Hospital, Alabang Medical Middle, VRP Medical Middle

  • Home Invoice 6616, declaring a state of medical emergency for the Philippines and granting particular powers to the President, is at the moment being mentioned within the Home of Representatives. (picture model of the invoice c/o ABS-CBN’s RG Cruz, textual content model c/o u/sleepyrainyday) Home Invoice 6616 was authorized on the Home of Representatives on third studying (284-9-Zero voting)

  • The Senate has authorized Senate Invoice 1418. ABS-CBN

  • The President has signed the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act of 2020” into regulation. Rappler Abstract

Quarantine Standing

Record of FDA authorized COVID take a look at kits

Tips for who can cross via checkpoints (from u/tasteofbrokendreams who’s deployed in one among them)

PNP Tips for who can go exterior their residences throughout quarantine From @pnppio on Twitter (Textual content model)

All of Luzon is to be positioned beneath “enhanced neighborhood quarantine” efficient March 17, 12:00 AM and expiring April 13, 12:00 AM, evaders could also be arrested

  • Courses and faculty actions in all ranges suspended till April 14, resume on April 15

  • Mass gatherings shall be prohibited

  • Strict dwelling quarantine shall be noticed in all households, motion exterior restricted to accessing primary requirements; provision for meals and important well being providers shall be regulated

  • Work-from-home association shall be carried out within the government department (besides PNP, AFP, PCG, and well being/emergency frontline providers, border management and different important providers which shall keep a skeletal workforce)

  • Solely these non-public institutions offering primary requirements and actions associated to meals/medication manufacturing (public markets, supermarkets, groceries, comfort shops, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, meals prep/supply providers, water-refill stations, manufacturing/processing vegetation of primary meals merchandise/medicines, banks, cash switch providers, energy, vitality, water, telco) shall be open

  • Open institutions should preserve a skeleton workforce and undertake social distancing measures

  • BPO/export-oriented industries shall stay operational, so long as social distancing is noticed, their personnel are given momentary lodging preparations by March 18, and so they follow a skeletal workforce

  • Media are allowed to journey inside quarantined areas, offered that they safe an ID card from the PCOO inside 72 hours of the effectivity

  • Mass public transport amenities shall be suspended

  • Land, air, and sea journey are restricted

  • DSWD and DOLE shall formulate applications, tasks, and measures to offer social amelioration to affected employees and residents of the realm

  • DSWD is additional directed to institute measures to expedite distribution of meals help to probably the most affected residents of Luzon

Memorandum from the manager secretary

Relating to flights

  • All Cebu Pacific and CebGo flights might be cancelled from March 19 till April 14, 2020. The final day of operations might be on March 18, 2020 the place Cebu Pacific will function flights from Manila, Bangkok, Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Ho Chi Minh, Singapore, Taipei, Bali, and Jakarta.

  • AirAsia is cancelling all its home flights to/from NAIA and to/from Clark till 14 April. Worldwide flights from each stated airports may even be cancelled beginning 20 March till 14 April.

  • The Bureau of Inner Income says that the deadline for submitting of taxes is not going to be prolonged. The deadline will nonetheless be on April 15, 2020.

  • All PAL home flights are canceled efficient instantly till April 12, worldwide flights to function till midnight of March 20.

  • GrabFood, GrabExpress, and FoodPanda are once more operational with a skeleton fleet.

  • DFA might be suspending visa issuance to all overseas nationals, in addition to visa-free entry, and all beforehand issued visas to overseas nationals are deemed cancelled. CNN Philippines

  • NAIA terminals 2 and three might be closed starting 12:01 AM on March 28. All remaining Manila flights might be at NAIA terminal 1. Rappler

Right here is the creating checklist of native quarantine and lockdowns carried out in different elements of the nation:

  • The province of Laguna is beneath “complete lockdown” ABS-CBN Information

  • Barangay Tandang Sora, Kalusugan, Matandang Balara, and Payatas are actually beneath “excessive enhanced neighborhood quarantine”. Additionally beneath “excessive enhanced neighborhood qurantine” is the whole province of Pangasinan. CNN PH

  • San Carlos Metropolis, Negros Occidental is beneath neighborhood quarantine Govt Order No. 114

  • Gov. Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. issued Govt Order Quantity 17 at the moment putting the whole province of South Cotabato beneath pre-emptive lockdown. (Picture from Provincial Authorities of South Cotabato) Manila Bulletin

  • Governor Roel Degamo issued E.O. No. 21 on Monday, declaring a basic neighborhood quarantine in the whole province of Negros Oriental. Manila Bulletin

  • Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson orders closure of borders, ports, and airports of Negros Occidental efficient instantly till April 14, 2020 Manila Bulletin

  • Aklan Province bars entry of all individuals coming into by sea and air for non-residents CNN Philippines

  • Aurora Province bans entry of vacationers, non-residents over Covid-19 risk PNA Information

  • Province of Cebu points rolling checklist of journey restrictions from Manila and different provinces in its ports and seaports CNN Philippines

  • Mayor Sara Duterte has positioned the whole Davao Metropolis beneath “neighborhood quarantine” Mindanews

  • Zamboanga Metropolis will shut its borders on Monday [16 March] to all land, sea and air transportation to guard residents from the unfold of the novel coronavirus illness (COVID-19) Philippine Star

  • Normal Group Quarantine issued for Bacolod Metropolis Manila Bulletin tweet

  • Cities of Manila, Pasay, San Juan declare state of calamity amid COVID-19 risk CNN Philippines

  • San Jose del Monte, Bulacan pronounces city-wide quarantine ABS-CBN Information

  • A state of calamity was declared over San Juan Metropolis because of COVID-19 The Philippine Star

  • Cebu Province Governor Gwen Garcia pronounces ban on home flights from Legazpi, Clark, Cagayan de Oro and Dumaguete Metropolis can be banned, as well as to Metro Manila Rappler

  • Governor Manuel Mamba on Saturday (Mar. 14) positioned Cagayan province beneath a state of calamity Inquirer

  • Oriental Mindoro might be quarantined from March 14 to March 25 Governor Humerlito Dolor

  • Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano suspends work on the Home of Representatives from March 16 to April 12 as a precautionary measure towards COVID-19

  • All Cebu Pacific home flights to and from Manila have been canceled from March 15 (Sunday) till April 14 (Tuesday)

  • Metro Manila dioceses cancel Lots amid coronavirus lockdown CBCP

  • All the province of Bohol is positioned beneath quarantine Philippine Information Company

  • Puerto Princesa cancels courses, home air journey because of COVID-19 risk ABS-CBN Information

  • AirAsia, PAL to quickly reduce flights to and from Manila because of COVID-19 CNN Philippines

  • Quezon Metropolis declares a state of calamity amid COVID-19 pandemic CNN Philippines

  • Cainta Mayor Johnielle Keith Nieto will place the whole city of Cainta, Rizal beneath neighborhood quarantine beginning March 15 CNN Philippines

  • Bohol implements 5-day ‘neighborhood quarantine’ABS-CBN Information

  • Cagbalete Island in Quezon on momentary lockdown Rappler

  • Jomalig, Quezon now on momentary lockdown Manila Bulletin

Associated Information

  • Cavite, Muntinlupa, Pampanga, Mandaluyong, Valenzuela, Paranaque declare state of calamity as a result of COVID-19 outbreak. Rappler

  • Ayala Malls, Greenhills Mall, Powerplant Mall, Robinsons Malls, and SM Supermalls to quickly shut amid COVID-19 risk GMA Information

  • Malacañang prolonged the suspension of courses and work within the government department in Metro Manila to April 14 Rappler

  • Each Angkas and JoyRide are suspending its operations, supply providers might be obtainable Rappler

  • Grabshare to droop operations March 13 for “social distancing” ABS-CBN Information

  • Reminder: PhilHealth will shoulder the price of testing for COVID-19 supply – Cupboard Secretary Karlo Nograles

  • Senate President Vicente Sotto III in a GMA interview stated that Senate might be on lockdown, after a useful resource individual assessments optimistic for COVID-19.

  • 15 March civil service exams suspended Civil Service Fee

Record of sophistication suspensions as of 16 March 2020 (1:15 AM)

Metro Manila – All ranges March 10 to April 14

  • Tacloban Metropolis, Leyte – All ranges till March 20

  • Province of Samar – All ranges from March 16 to March 31

  • Province of Northern Samar – All ranges from March 16 to March 20

  • Province of Jap Samar – All ranges from March 16 to March 31

  • Jap Visayas State College (No courses till March 16)

  • Negros Oriental – All ranges till March 17

  • Iloilo Metropolis, Iloilo – All ranges from March 14 till additional discover

  • Cebu Metropolis, Cebu – All ranges till March 16 till April 14

  • Lapu-lapu Metropolis, Cebu – All ranges till March 14 till March 28

  • Mandaue Metropolis, Cebu – All ranges from March 13 till additional discover

  • Oroquieta Metropolis, Misamis Occidental – All ranges from March 16 till additional discover

  • Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte (suspension will stay till lifted)

  • Province of Lanao del Sur – All ranges from March 14 till additional discover

  • Province of Maguindanao – All ranges from March 16 till additional discover

  • Arakan, Cotabato – All ranges till March 22

  • Cotabato Metropolis, Cotabato – All ranges from March 16 till additional discover

  • Kabacan, Cotabato – All ranges till March 29

  • Libungan, Cotabato – All ranges till March 22

  • Magpet, Cotabato – All ranges till March 22

  • Makilala, Cotabato – All ranges till March 22

  • Matalam, Cotabato – All ranges till April 12

  • President Roxas, Cotabato – All ranges till March 22

  • Kidapawan Metropolis, Cotabato – All ranges till March 22

Province of Zamboanga Del Norte – All ranges from March 16 till additional discover

PRC Cancels the March and April 2020 Scheduled Licensure Exams Philippine Regulation Fee Record of affected exams:

  • Doctor Licensure Examination (March 15-16, 2020)

  • Medical Technologists Licensure Examination (March 18-19, 2020)

  • Licensure Examination for Skilled Academics (March 29, 2020)

  • Licensure Examination for Digital Engineers and Digital Technicians (April1-3, 2020)

  • Licensure Examination for Midwives (April 5-6, 2020)

  • Licensure Examination for Registered Electrical Engineers and Registered Grasp Electricians (April 14-16, 2020)

  • Licensure Examination for Pharmacists (April 26-27, 2020)

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