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Local transmission of COVID-19

Santa Banana, as if the COVID-19 were not enough for us, now comes the abrogation of the PH-US Visiting Forces Agreement effective 180 days from last Tuesday, as well as Taiwan’s retaliation for the travel ban we imposed on it!.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardFeb 14th, 2020

Local transmission of COVID-19

Santa Banana, as if the COVID-19 were not enough for us, now comes the abrogation of the PH-US Visiting Forces Agreement effective 180 days from last Tuesday, as well as Taiwan’s retaliation for the travel ban we imposed on it!.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

DOH prepares for possible local transmission of COVID-19

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 13 (PIA) -- Following the World Health Organization (WHO) categorizing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Health Event as 'high risk' regionally and globally, the Department.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

DOH braces for local COVID-19 transmission

DOH braces for local COVID-19 transmission.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

PSEi rallies after sustaining hefty losses

LOCAL shares on Monday soared by more than half-percent following a gloomy performance in the past week, with the market cheering on the measures to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19). The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) surged by 0.62 percent or 44.85 points to end at 7,326.85 while the wider All Shares […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2020

PH coronavirus watch: Suspected cases per region, as of February 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) continues to place persons under investigation for possible cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). As of Sunday, February 16, the DOH said it has probed 498 patients. There is still no recorded local transmission in the country. Out of this number: 159 - admitted in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

House leader backs local tourism amid COVID-19 threat

A House leader has supported the move of the Department of Tourism to boost local tourism to mitigate the effects of the travel ban on China due to the global coronavirus disease outbreak......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

PH coronavirus watch: Suspected cases per region, as of February 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health has placed several people under investigation for possible cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus. As of Saturday, February 15, DOH said it probed 487 patients. There is still no recorded local transmission in the country. Out of this number: Tested negative – 386 Pending test ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

DILG DavNor, DavOr ensure directive on COVID-19 reaches grassroots

DAVAO ORIENTAL, Feb 13 (PIA) - The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial offices in Davao Oriental and Davao del Norte are making sure that national directives on prevention.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

DILG DavNor, DavOr ensure directive on COVID-19 reaches grassroots

DAVAO ORIENTAL, Feb 13 (PIA) - The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial offices in Davao Oriental and Davao del Norte are making sure that national directives on prevention.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2020

Positive factors offset GDP risks

While current developments such as the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak pose a risk to the country’s local output, these weren’t expected to affect economic growth drastically. This was learned from Department of Finance (DoF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez III as he noted the recent positive developments like the on-time passage of the 2020 national […] The post Positive factors offset GDP risks appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

Travel with me : Duterte urges Filipinos to visit local destinations amid COVID-19 scare

President Duterte assured the public that everything is “safe” in the Philippines—“be it an issue of health, be it an issue of law and order, and be it an issue of accessibility.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

Govt hunts fake news peddlers as PCOO pushes Covid-19 info

THE government does not see any problem moving forward with the repatriation and quarantine measures of overseas Filipino workers who were brought to the Philippines on Sunday from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19). It does, however, find fake news a challenge. During a press briefing recently, Interior and Local Government […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

DOH 8 declares no COVID-19 transmission in Eastern Visayas

PALO, Leyte, Feb.13 (PIA)-The highest official of the Department of Health (DOH) Eastern Visayas Center for Health Development (EVCHD) on Thursday assured the people of Region 8 that there is no ca.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

DOH 8 declares no COVID-19 transmission in Eastern Visayas

PALO, Leyte, Feb.13 (PIA)-The highest official of the Department of Health (DOH) Eastern Visayas Center for Health Development (EVCHD) on Thursday assured the people of Region 8 that there is no ca.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

Deadly letters

The ASF has spread in the same way the COVID-19 did from animal-to-human transmission – through travel and transport of people and goods......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

Bizman translates classic ‘Matud Nila’ to show love, support for China, other countries fighting COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Visayan love song “Matud Nila,” used to reverberate from local radios every Sunday, sending nostalgic ambience of love to the listeners’ ears. This classic song, which first captured the Cebuanos hearts in 1941, is making its way to be an instrument of love and solidarity with the people in China […] The post Bizman translates classic ‘Matud Nila’ to show love, support for China, other countries fighting COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

School heads authorized to suspend classes due to COVID-19

The Department of Education has authorized school heads and local education officials to suspend classes due to the coronavirus disease 2019 if a case is confirmed within their respective areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

PH coronavirus watch: Suspected cases per region, as of February 12, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is now ramping up its probe of people with symptoms to prevent the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus. As of Wednesday noon, February 12, the Department of Health (DOH) has placed under investigation  408 patients under investigation (PUI) . There is still no recorded local transmission in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2020

6-month-old Singaporean baby nCoV-positive

Four new cases of the novel coronavirus in Singapore—including a six-month-old baby—were confirmed on Wednesday. Three of the four new cases are linked to the local transmission cluster announced by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday. The fourth case is linked to a patient confirmed in January, bringing the total number of cases in […] The post 6-month-old Singaporean baby nCoV-positive appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2020

Local nCoV detection facility proposed

A senator has suggested the creation of a local health facility that will easily detect and confirm 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) cases in the Philippines. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri asked the World Health Organization (WHO) to help the Philippine government to set up the facility, explaining that this will prevent further transmission of […] The post Local nCoV detection facility proposed appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2020