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Luzon Lockdown: Over 53.3 million Filipinos to be affected as majority of establishments, offices close; public transpo to be suspended amid COVID-19 spread in PH

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Mar. 16, 20 | 2:42 pm

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President Duterte announced the new directive of an “enhanced community quarantine” that is expected to implement stricter measures in the country’s efforts to contain the coronavirus disease or COVID-19.

RELATED STORY: Duterte orders home quarantine, work stoppage, transport suspension for entire Luzon

An estimated 53.3 million Filipinos will be affected as the enhanced community quarantine for Luzon will mean strict home quarantine in all households, suspension of transportation, regulated provision of food and essential health services, as well as a heightened presence of uniformed personnel to ensure the strict implementation of the lockdown.

READ ON: Entire Luzon to be placed on “enhanced community quarantine”

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo revealed the new measure following a meeting with the Inter Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease, on the second day of NCR’s community quarantine.

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Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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