87.2% Covid-19 cases have recovered — DOH

MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported that 330,457 individuals, or 87.2 percent of the country’s total coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases, have recovered after 636 new recoveries were recorded. In its daily Covid-19 bulletin,...

2,006 new COVID-19 infections push tally close to 379,000

MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported 2,006 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections, bringing the total tally to 378,933, as 13 laboratories failed to submit their reports on time. According to the DOH, the areas with the...

LGUs should allow entry of returning residents amid COVID-19 — Palace

MANILA, Aug 21 (Mabuhay) — Local government units (LGUs) should allow entry to returning residents in their respective jurisdictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Friday. “In-adopt ng IATF ‘yung national na polisiya na lahat ng local...

8 to 9 LSIs gathered at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex tested positive for COVID-19 — official

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) — Around eight to nine locally stranded individuals (LSIs) who gathered at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila over the weekend have tested positive for COVID-19 following rapid tests, a government official said Monday. Hatid Tulong Program...

COVID-19 testing widened further for economy’s reopening — Vergeire

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health has expanded the testing guidelines for COVID-19, now including teachers, as well as workers in tourism, transportation, manufacturing sectors, among other related industries. In a press conference on Wednesday, DOH...

Border security tightened on LSIs sneaking into E. Visayas

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday ordered all police commanders, especially in Eastern Visayas, to further strengthen border control amid reports of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) sneaking into various areas where a travel ban is in...

No COVID-19 deaths recorded in Eastern Visayas despite surge in cases, Año says

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Even though there is an increase in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Eastern Visayas, no death was recorded in the region, specifically in the province of Leyte, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said Thursday. “Totoo na...

Keep windows open, let air circulate in PUVs as public transpo gradually resumes — solon

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — ACT-CIS party-list Representative Jocelyn Tulfo on Thursday urged the government to adopt guidance from international health organizations against COVID-19 to keep windows open and let air circulate in public utility vehicles as it gradually allows the...

Philippines’ COVID-19 tally breaches 32,000 with 470 new infections

MANILA, June 25 (Mabuhay) — The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines breached the 32,000 mark on Wednesday after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 470 more infections—357 “fresh” or newly validated and 113 reported late—bringing the...

Robredo says OVP has helped more than 700 locally stranded individuals go home this week

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday said her office has assisted more than 700 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in Metro Manila to go home to their provinces this week. “Umabot muli sa higit 700 na locally stranded individuals (LSIs) ang...
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