Classes, work at all levels suspended March 16 to April 14
Update: No work for USC administrative personnel beginning tomorrow, March 24, 2020. Download the memo here.
Cebu City Mayor Edgardo C. Labella has ordered the suspension of classes since March 16, 2020 and extended the period to April 14, 2020 by issuing Executive Order no. 52. series of 2020. The Offices of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Administration has issued an updated memorandum detailing actions and directives for the USC Community. The updated memorandum can be downloaded here, while the previous memorandum can be downloaded here.
Earlier, on March 12, 2020, President Rodrigo R. Duterte held a press conference announcing government measures designed to slow down the spread of COVID-19 through Proclamation No. 922 s. 2020. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas C. Cortes through E.O. no. 63, s. 2020 has suspended classes in all schools in the neighboring city beginning March 13th until further notice, while Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan suspended classes from March 14th to the 28th. Cebu Provincial Governor Gwendolyn F. Garcia also issued E.O. no. 5-G on March 14, 2020 in consonance with national and local efforts to slow down the spread of the virus.
Situation updates on the worldwide outbreak can be found in the World Health Organization website.
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