Schools will not resume in June due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has recommended moving the opening of the next school year to September in locations that are under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Rodrigo Duterte has approved this, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. Moving of the opening of […]

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The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has recommended moving the opening of the next school year to September in locations that are under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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President Rodrigo Duterte has approved this, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.

Moving of the opening of the school year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the many recommendations given by the IATF-EID.

“Iyong option po sa low-risk to moderate areas na buksan by industry consider for 100 percent closure maski po low to moderate risk consider for 100 percent closure pa rin dahil po ang mga transmitters ay kabataan mula edad 0 to 20: lahat ng eskwelahan, i-consider po ang late opening sa Setyembre except po sa online learning,” Roque said.

Areas under GCQ include:

  • Apayao
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • Kalinga
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Batanes
  • Quirino
  • Aurora
  • Palawan
  • Negros Occidental
  • Negros Oriental
  • Siquijor
  • Davao del Sur
  • Davao Oriental
  • Sultan Kudarat
  • Lanao del Sur
  • Romblon
  • Camarines Norte
  • Sorsogon
  • Masbate
  • Guimaras
  • Bohol
  • Biliran
  • Eastern Samar
  • Leyte
  • Northern Samar
  • Southern Leyte
  • Zamboanga del Norte
  • Zamboanga Sibugay
  • Bukidnon
  • Camiguin
  • Davao Occidental
  • Sarangani
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Dinagat Island
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Basilan
  • Sulu

Prior to this, the Department of Education (DepEd) has already shown interest in exploring the option of moving the opening of classes from June to August due to the new coronavirus.

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