1 week Growing COVID-19 threat prompts town hall closure, suspension of learning module distribution in gold rush area Inquirer
KORONADAL CITY---The growing COVID-19 threat in the gold-rich town of T'boli in South Cotabato province forced the shutdown of its municipal hall and halted the distribution of learning materials to public schools. T'boli Mayor Dibu Tuan ordered municipal employees to work from home and public school teachers to focus on the reproduction of learning modules, instead of their distribution, beginning on Monday (Oct. 12) to help stop the spread of SARS Cov2, the virus that causes COVID-19 and which is transmitted mainly by humans. As of Monday evening, T'boli has 21 COVID-19 cases with 12 recoveries. Seven cases were found ... more