"The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019."
DEPED plans for distance learning during Pandemic
"EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT"-SEC. BRIONES
"The government of the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte imposed an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon (including its associated islands), which is effectively a total lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines."
The detailed plan of DEPED is now given to the public
"Class suspension due to COVID-19 threats are informed into the public last March 10, 2020"
New normal to students
“The SLMs and the other alternative learning delivery modalities are in place to address the needs, situations, and resources of each and every learner and will cover all the bases in ensuring that basic education will be accessible amid the present crisis posed by COVID-19,”
"Briones clarified that the start of classes on August 24, which was earlier announced, would apply to both public and private schools."
"The online class program that is planned by the government education sector is now being executed by students from different schools."