Tuesday, November 30, 2021

DOH records 90 new cases; total number of cases for COVID-19 pandemic surges to...

The Department of Health has recorded the biggest jump of COVID-19 positive cases in a single day after 90 more patients tested positive of dreaded respiratory disease. With this development, the total number of COVID-19...

Duterte admin does a ‘very good’ job in fighting COVID-19 — Roque

Despite the surging number of COVID-19 infections in the Philippines, the Duterte administration is doing a “very good” job in combatting viral disease, according to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. He reiterated that the country...
Government aims to cover 70M Filipinos in vaccine drive

Gov’t aims to cover 70M Filipinos in vaccine drive

MANILA — With the vaccine rollout expected to begin this month. the Philippine Government aims to vaccinate up to 70 million Filipinos this year. In this line, President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to go public...
PopCom reports rising maternal deaths amid pandemic | Headline PH

PopCom reports rising maternal deaths amid pandemic

MANILA — Maternal deaths are reported to have increased amid the coronavirus pandemic says the Commission on Population (PopCom). The agency has received reports of rising maternal deaths from Metro Manila, Cebu, and Zamboanga. “But...

Thousands gather for a pool party in COVID-19 ground zero Wuhan

The city of Wuhan in China where the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged seems to have moved on from the pandemic as pictures of a recent party at a water park with thousands of...
Finex calls on Govt to intensify tracing, testing vs pandemic | Headline PH

Finex calls on Govt to intensify tracing, testing vs pandemic

  The Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines calls on the authorities to intensify contact tracing efforts as well as confirmatory Covid testing of all patients that should both be given heightened attention if the...

2-week MECQ may reduce COVID-19 cases to more than 50,000

Reverting to the two-week modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) might be able to reduce the number of COVID-19 infections to more than 50,000, according to the University of the Philippines OCTA Research team. "Over 200,000...

Low-income families under GCQ must receive SAP’s 2nd tranche

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto revealed that low-income families in areas under the general community quarantine (GCQ) should still benefit from the second tranche of P5,000 to P8,000 cash aid of the Social...

DOLE suspends application of CAMP for formal sector, says budget close to depletion

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Thursday afternoon that it will no longer accept applications for financial assistance under the COVID Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) for formal sector workers. In a statement published...

PH officials set to meet with 2 COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers — Vergeire

Department of Health (DOH) Spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire confirmed that Philippine officials would meet with the representatives of two pharmaceutical companies to identify the possible arrangements that could be done to procure their COVID-19 vaccines. The...

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Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do | Headline PH

Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do

  In line with fears of the possible entry of the new Omicron variant into the country by inbound travelers, Partido Reporma senatorial aspirant Guillermo...
Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA | Headline PH

Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA

  With modifications, the reimplementation of the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or number coding scheme has been unanimously approved by the Metro Manila...
Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it | Headline PH

Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it

  Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, a presidential aspirant in May 2022 national elections, vowed on Monday to double the national budget for the agriculture...