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By King Al Mendoza on March 12, 2020 under News



The DOTr MRT-3 Security and Crisis Management Team holds a coordination meeting regarding its action plan to prevent the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-2019) in MRT-3 premises, 12 March 2020.

This is pursuant to the declaration by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte of a Nationwide State of Public Health Emergency relative to the increasing number of confirmed cases of COVID-2019 in the country.

Several guidelines are now being implemented by the MRT-3 concerned units and offices to ensure the safety of personnel and passengers. These include the sanitation and disinfection of trains, escalators and elevators, placing alcohol dispensers beside ticket windows, providing hand soaps and sanitizers in all restrooms. In the depot, personnel and employees are being tested with thermal scanner, hand sanitizers and alcohol dispensers are placed in strategic areas and all personnel are advised to wear face mask.

Rest assured that the MRT-3 management is continuously coordinating with government agencies like Department of Health (DOH) to be able to come up with additional guidelines and safety measures to adapt to the situation.