GrabShare services suspended beginning March 13
Grab Philippines has announced that it will be suspending its GrabShare services in Metro Manila and Cebu starting March 13, at 12 noon.
According to a report by CNN, Grab decided to cease its GrabShare operations due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country. Grab issued a statement, saying:
To aid in the social distancing prescribed by the Philippine health officials with regards to the public health situation on COVID-19, Grab will be suspending its GrabShare services in Metro Manila and Cebu starting March 13, 12NN, and will resume as soon as the public health situation de-escalates.
In the statement, Grab assured the riding public that its GrabShare service will “resume as soon as the situation de-escalates.” The ride-sharing platform also stated that its other services will still be available for use.