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COVID-19 cases in the Philippines as of March 27, 2020, 4 PM

#PamantasanHealthBulletin No. 3: As of 4:00 PM of March 27, 2020, there are 803 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 54 deaths and 31 recoveries in the Philippines, according to the most recent case bulletin of Department of Health.

ADVISORY: In view of the enhanced community quarantine currently implemented in Luzon, adjustments to the 2019-2020 Academic Calendar shall be made once classes resume. This covers all undergraduate, graduate and professional courses and semestral and trimestral programs.

PLM MCAT advisory


1. Schedule of interviews for applicants to PLM College of Medicine for AY 2020-2021 will tentatively start on April 15, 2020 onwards (or as soon as community quarantine is lifted).

2. The period for manual sumission of documentary requirements for MCAT applications is tentatively set on April 15 to 30, 2020.

These dates are subject to change, depending on status of COVID19 related issuances on community quarantine and work suspensions.



As a public university that commits itself to serving public interest, PLM recognizes the need to continue providing quality and uninterrupted education to all its students during the Enhanced Community Quarantine period. Alternative learning modalities are being explored and implemented to ensure that the students meet their academic and curricular requirements within the prescribed academic period.

We are taking the necessary measures to alleviate the social and economic effects of the community quarantine to all students and employees, and mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within the academic community.

WORK ADVISORY: From March 15 to April 12, 2020, PLM will implement a flexible work arrangement for PLM employees to help prevent the risk of #COVID19 infection.