NO COVID-19 SPIKE IN NCR DUE TO HOLIDAYS, BLACK NAZARENE FEAST — OCTA

MANILA, Feb 4 (Mabuhay) — The trend of new COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila has leveled off, with the previous fear of a possible spike after the holidays and the Black Nazarene feast not materializing, according to the latest OCTA Research report. According to the team,...

ACCURACY OF SALIVA RT-PCR TEST AWAITING RITM REVIEW, DOH SAYS

MANILA, Feb 4 (Mabuhay) — The accuracy of the use of saliva as specimen for RT-PCR test for COVID-19 will still be reviewed by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the Department of Health said Wednesday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire made the...

1,266 NEW COVID-19 CASES BRING PHILIPPINES’ TALLY TO OVER 530,000

MANILA, Feb 4 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tally rose to 530,118 on Wednesday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 1,266 new infections as seven laboratories failed to submit reports on time. The total number of recoveries also...

LP CONSIDERING FIELDING ROBREDO AS 2022 PRESIDENTIAL BET

MANILA, Feb 4 (Mabuhay) — The Liberal Party (LP) is considering fielding Vice President Leni Robredo as its presidential candidate for the 2022 polls even if the latter is yet to decide if she will pursue such a bid, LP president and Senator Kiko Pangilinan said Thursda...