Suspension on the use of biometrics to avoid local transmission

Suspension on the use of biometrics to avoid local transmission

Several offices and schools have suspended the use of biometrics to monitor daily attendance to avoid local transmission as response to the report of the Department of Health (DOH) of Red Alert Sub-Level 1 and declaration of public health emergency over the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-3019)) outbreak,

Personnel from these offices and schools instead of using the biometrics are required to use logbooks in the offices for the monitoring of attendance.

The suspension of using biometrics is in effect until such time that the alert level is lifted by the DOH.

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The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday confirms 10 more cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines bringing the total number of cases in the country to 20.

At a press briefing, the DOH, said that there is no information yet on how the 10 new cases are "epidemiologically linked" to previous confirmed patients.

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The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued DepEd Memorandum No. 34, s. 2020 or Fifth Set of Policy Directives of DepEd Task Force COVID-19.

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Deped Empowered said...

Please give specific memorandum regarding with this implementation