AN OFFICIAL of the Department of Education
Central Visayas guaranteed that the provincial representatives from the finished up National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) and National Festival of Talents (NFOT) 2020 are sheltered and have finished a 14-day isolate period.
"Applause God, ang atoang delegates nga 400 or more alright ra gyud (our more than 400 representatives are protected)," DepEd-Central Visayas Director Salustiano Jimenez said.
In an announcement Thursday, March 26, 2020, the DepEd focal office detailed that it is leading contact following after one of its division official who went to certain occasions of the NFOT tried positive for Covid-19.
"All things considered, katong sa Mandaluyong nga positive niadto to siya sa Tuguegarao as of now on March 12. Up until this point, ang atoang mga bata during that time tua na sa setting tanan and actually, a portion of those niuli na gani case pag March 12 and 13," Jimenez said.
(As a matter of fact, the one in Mandaluyong who tried positive wen to Tuguegarao on March 12. Up until this point, our understudies during that time were at that point in the setting and indeed, some of whom previously returned home last March 12 and 13).
DepEd said the authority from Mandaluyong City is kept at an emergency clinic and is recouping. It likewise said they have just kept an eye on the official's associate with whom he had close contact preceding his hospitalization and none of them indicated side effects up until this point.
Jimenez said dependent on their started contact following, none from the representatives in the district have interacted with the said official.
He said Central Visayas had an aggregate of 232 NSPC delegates and 175 NFOT delegates made out of mentors/instructors and understudy members.
Jimenez included the agents have been home isolate for about fourteen days with some having finished the isolate period on March 27 and March 28.
"Ang naa lay nabilin nato mura'g katong sa Jagna, Bohol kay gi-chicken pox. So wala sa siya gipauli and naa dad siya sa territory kon diin gi-isolate didto sa school," he said.
(The main agent left [in quarantine] is from Jagna, Bohol who got the chicken pox. He couldn't return home and he is in the isolate territory of the school.)
The NSPC and NFOT are the main occasions that were allowed by DepEd to seek after in March in the midst of the danger of the Covid-19.
The occasions were held in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan Valley and Ilagan City, Isabela, individually. The exercises for the two occasions began March 9 and finished March 13.