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Palarong Bicol in CamNorte suspended amid coronavirus outbreak

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The Palarong Bicol Regional Meet has been suspended by the Department of Education amid the threat of coronavirus disease.

This year’s regional meet was supposed to be held in Camarines Norte later this monthm

“Sinuspinde na po ng Department of Education Regional Office (ROV-Bicol) ang Palarong Bicol 2020 na una ng itinakda sa Lalawigan ng Camarines Norte sa Marso 24-29,” the Camarines Norte Provincial Government said.

“Ang opisyal na pahayag ay mula sa Tanggapan ng DepEd Bicol Regional Director Gilbert T.Sadsad,kasunod ng official statement kamakalawa ni DepEd Sec.Leonor M. Briones, kaugnay ng COVID-19,” it added.

The DepEd earlier suspended all regional and national activities involving students amid the threat of coronavirus disease.

The suspension, according to the DepEd, applies to regional meet only but the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa in May will be upon the advice of the Palaro board.

“Antabayanan po ang mga susunod pang detalye sa gagawing joint meeting ng Provincial Health Board at Provincial School Board sa Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall, ika-2 ng hapon, March 10, 2020, na pangungunahan ni Governor Egay Tallado,” said the provincial government.