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UPLB imposes travel suspension vs COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @KBaraoidanINQ
/ 06:53 PM March 10, 2020

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – Travel suspensions were enforced on students and employees of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in Laguna province as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

As of Tuesday (March 10), there were no class suspensions yet and Laguna remained free of COVID-19, but university constituents were advised to “stay where they are,” said Dr. Jessie Imelda Foronda-Walde of the UPLB University Health Service.

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Mass gatherings on campus were also cancelled, said Walde, who further qualified them as congregations of “more than 10 people.”

Walde said a social distance of more than one meter should be maintained as much as possible.

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An official memo on these protocols would be released by UPLB chancellor Fernando Sanchez Jr. on Tuesday evening, said Walde.

Edited by TSB
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