The Supreme Court today confirmed that they have temporarily closed the Supreme Court for five days due to employees who tested positive for Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Based on Memorandum Circular No. 07-2020, signed by Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta, there were those who tested positive as covid employees in the rapid test.
As a result, the chief justice has ordered the disinfection, cleaning and sanitation of various buildings and offices in the high court to prevent the spread of the virus.
The disinfection started on Saturday and will end tomorrow, July 22nd.
Attendance at the SC is suspended from yesterday until tomorrow.
The Supreme Court will once again hold a covid rapid test for justices, officials and employees and service providers on July 23.