Tuesday, November 30, 2021

5,974 nCoV cases confirmed in China, exceeding SARS total

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) has reached 5,974 on Wednesday, January 29, taking over the total cases of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) in mainland China. The Chinese national health...

BI suspends giving visa upon arrival to Chinese tourists

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has suspended issuing visas upon arrival (VUA) to Chinese tourists as a precaution to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov). Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said in a...

Duque: 11 patients under investigation but no confirmed nCoV in PH yet

The Department of Health (DOH) closely monitors 11 patients who have shown infection symptoms of the novel coronavirus (nCov-2019), according to DOH Secretary Fransisco Duque III on Monday. Duque said that there are “zero” cases...

DOH urges public to observe proper hygiene amid novel coronavirus scare

In line with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in Wuhan, China, DOH held a press briefing on Monday (January 27) about the disease as part of the response and effort of the Philippine government. The...

Taal Volcano Alert 3: Evacuees Returning Home, Owl Rescued by Cops

Taal Volcano showed signs of calm, in which the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) lowered the alert status of Taal Volcano to level 3, reporting that the volcano showed fewer signs of...

Chinese tourists in Kalibo fly back to China

Nearly 500 Chinese tourists arrived in Kalibo, Aklan from Wuhan City will be flown back to China. Civil Aviation Board Executive Director Carmelo Arcilla confirmed this in spite of the transport clampdown in Wuhan. Wuhan...

Hong Kong Disneyland temporarily closes due to Wuhan coronavirus

Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park has temporarily closed its doors in response to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China. “As a precautionary measure in line with the prevention efforts taking place across Hong...

Wuhan City Shuts Outbound Flights and Trains to Combat the Virus

On Thursday, January 13, public transportation such as buses, subways, ferries, train stations, and long-distance shuttle buses will be temporarily closed aside from the decision of stopping the operation of outbound flights. According to the...

DOH: 3,773 people sick in Taal evacuation centers

As of Tuesday, there are 3,773 cases of common illnesses that are recorded within the Taal evacuation centers, according to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, who said in a conference at the Kapihan sa...

Officials: New coronavirus ‘could mutate and spread further’

Chinese health officials, as they step up containment, warned that the new type of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan could mutate and spread further. As of now, there are 440 confirmed cases that originated from...

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