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Metro Manila under ‘lockdown’

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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...