Remote work is applicable for pregnant women, mothers of children in G-9 and below with duties that do not necessitate physical presence at workplace, people of determination, those with respiratory problems and weak immune system, and employees aged 60 and above. Federal employees are expected to coordinate with their respective human resources department to ensure uninterrupted workflow.
The overall death toll jumped to more than 5,000, including nearly 1,500 in Europe, with total infections topping 140,000 internationally, according to an AFP tally based on official sources.
The move is part of the country's proactive precautionary and preventive health measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, said the GCAA in a statement on Saturday.
The Philippines recorded three additional coronavirus deaths and 29 new cases, bringing the domestic tally of infections to 140, as authorities placed the entire capital Manila under "community quarantine" for about a month beginning on Sunday.
The coronavirus outbreak seems to be gaining intensity with each passing day. The virus is making people do the unimaginable. They are living in an age of bans on entry to cafes, restaurants and cinemas, clampdowns on travel and virtual confinement in their homes.
The legislation provides federal public health agencies with money for vaccines, tests and potential treatments and helps state and local governments prepare and respond to the threat. The rapid spread of the virus has rocked financial markets, interrupted travel and threatens to affect everyday life in the United States.
Pope Francis has decided to deliver Sunday's prayer by livestream and Italy called in retired doctors as the new coronavirus epidemic gathered strength and emptied streets in Europe's worst affected country.
Even as India is making full-on preparations to tackle the scourge of the coronavirus, five new positive cases of coronavirus have been reported from Kerala.
Coronavirus death toll on Sunday shot up by 133 to 366. Tens of millions of people are now in virtual quarantine worldwide but there are fears that the disease will spread further and that disruptions could force several economies into recession.
In addition to closing the Smart Gates, thermal screening and nasal swab is being carried out by Dubai Health Authority (DHA) airport medical centre team at Dubai International Airport on passengers arriving from the following countries: Thailand, Lebanon, Syria, Italy, and People ’s Republic of China-Beijing.