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Metro Manila under ‘lockdown’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, March 12, placed the total Metro Manila under "community quarantine" for 30 days as he licensed the advice to bewitch the alert stage for Covid-19 to Code Crimson sub-stage 2.The community quarantine, which is known as a lockdown, will launch at hour of darkness of March 15, 2020 and final till slow evening of April 14, 2020, Duterte stated in a message broadcast from MalacaƱang around 9 p.m. Thursday. "For (Metro) Manila, ayaw naming gamitin 'yan pero.. kasi takot kayo sabihin lockdown however it completely's a lockdown. There may perchance be no longer any fight of energy here. Walang away dito. Walang gyera. It's factual a topic of defending and defending you from Covid-19," the President stated.Native government units (LGUs) exteri...