Thursday, August 6, 2020

Sen. Zubiri tested positive for COVID-19

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During a personal announcement, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri tested positive for coronavirus disease-2019. In late afternoon, Zubiri's case was confirmed by DOH Sec. Duque stating that the senator is asymptomatic. No means of coughing and...

BI: Travelers from Italy will be banned starting on March 16 as part of...

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The travel restriction of passengers coming from Italy and Iran will take effect on Monday, March 16. As part of health protocol under the government's guideline amidst COVID-19, travelers will not be eligible to...

DOH confirms three patients die of COVID-19; death toll now at 5

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The country’s death toll in the COVID-19 pandemic is now at five after the Department of Health has confirmed that three more patients have died from the dreaded disease. According to health officials, patients 5,...

Unverified reports regarding partial lockdown in Metro Manila due to COVID-19 pandemic spread in...

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Reports of an impending lockdown in certain parts of Metro Manila are spreading like wildfire in social media adding more jitters to an already panicking population. Several screen shots of a top heavy PNP meeting...

Hygiene products proposed a purchasing limit from panic buying amidst Covid-19

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It was reported that personal hygiene products became so high in demand to the point out-of-stocks in supermarkets as more and more customers continues to buy such products in bulk, with announcement updates by...

“Bring your own utensils” in the fight against spread of COVID-19

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A local health officer is proposing a very basic solution to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 throughout the country. “Bring-your-own” utensils! Teodora Buenaventura, the Municipal Health Officer of Cabiao in Nueva Ecija, made the practical...

Quezon City has three additional COVID-19 cases

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte confirms the presence of three more COVID-19 cases in her city. According to Belmonte, the first patient is a 57-year-old man living in Baler Street. The family of the patient,...

WHO: No facts to back up that summer heat lowers COVID-19 cases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Philippine representative clarified on Monday that there is no present evidence that COVID-19 cases decrease due to summer heat. "We are seeing continuing transmission in very tropical countries like Singapore...

DOH confirms 10 additional patients as COVID-19 cases in the Philippines now at 20

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The Department of Health has confirmed 10 new cases of the dreaded coronavirus as the country’s confirmed COVID-19 cases is now at 20. Health Assistant Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says the new COVID-19 cases are...

DOH reveals hospitals where new COVID-19 cases are admitted

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The Department of Health has made public the names of the hospitals where the latest COVID-19 cases are currently seeking treatment. According to the DOH the 32-year-old Filipino is admitted at St. Luke's Medical Center...

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Revival of death penalty might affect attempts to save Filipinos on death row abroad

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If the Philippines would revive the death penalty, the country might lose its "moral ascendancy" in negotiations involving Filipinos facing capital punishment overseas. In his...

Medical representatives now included in gov’t COVID containment panel after 5 months of lockdown

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Nearly five months into quarantine, medical representatives from various organizations will now be a part of a technical panel focusing on containing the coronavirus...

P15-billion loss in PhilHealth funds tagged as ‘crime of the year’

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The series of anomalies within the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is tagged as the "crime of the year," according to the state insurer's...