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Camarines Sur suspends classes due to COVID-19 threat

LEGAZPI CITY — The local government of Camarines Sur has ordered the suspension of classes in all levels in public and private schools due to the threat of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In an executive order, Governor Miguel Luis Villafuerte said classes will be suspended from March 16 to 29. All educational institutions were directed to regularly disinfect their facilities, equipment, and buildings.

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Villafuerte also required all towns to establish a single-point unloading area for all buses from Metro Manila, Calabarzon, and other places with COVID-19 positive cases.

Public and private vehicles not bound for the province will not be allowed to make any stopover except at designated areas.

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Mandatory 14-day quarantine will also be enforced to all individuals with history of travel to places with confirmed COVID-19 cases, to be monitored by the barangay health workers.

All the local government units were also encouraged to adopt the four-day work week or work from home options except for personnel involved in managing COVID-19, African Swine Fever, and other emergencies.

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