Warning alert! Philippines is on code red sub-level 1! COVID-19 cases jump to 20!
President Rodrigo Duterte announced Public health emergency amid Coronavirus outbreak.
Universities in Manila have been advised to suspend classes until March 15.
On top of the 4 new cases announced on March 8, 2020, Department of Health (DOH) reported 10 new confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 20.
All test results from the new cases were released today.
The Epidemiology Bureau (EB) of DOH is currently conducting comprehensive contact tracing activities for the said cases. DOH is also currently in coordination with concerned Local Government Units and Centers for Health Development for localized response and implementation of infection prevention and control measures.