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Philippines’ COVID-19 cases soar past 700 as UN warns ‘whole of humanity’ at risk from pandemic

The number of confirmed cases worldwide surpassed 450,000, 20,000 of whom died......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMar 26th, 2020

U.N.: Whole of humanity at risk from coronavirus pandemic

UNITED NATIONS – The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the entire human race, the United Nations warned Wednesday, March 25, as it launched a humanitarian response plan featuring a $2-billion appeal for the world's poorest people. "COVID-19 is threatening the whole of humanity – and the whole of humanity must ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2020

COVID-19 alert: Confirmed cases in PH soar to 380, death toll climbs to 25

MANILA, Philippines — The confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines leaped to 380 after 73 new cases were confirmed, along with 25 deaths and 15 recoveries on Sunday. The latest data was announced by Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a radio interview on dzBB. On Saturday, there were 307 confirmed […] The post COVID-19 alert: Confirmed cases in PH soar to 380, death toll climbs to 25 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2020

Philippines logs 13 new COVID-19 cases; total now at 230

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday warned that millions of people could die from COVID-19 if the virus spreads unchecked as he appealed for a coordinated global response to the pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 20th, 2020

Deaths climb to 11 as Philippines reports 29 new COVID-19 cases

Elderly people and those with underlying medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease and immunosuppression are at higher risk of contracting the disease......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 15th, 2020

LIVE: Senate hearing on impact-risk assessment of COVID-19, VFA termination

The hearing comes as President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to release an official declaration of a state of public emergency over COVID-19, which has infected 10 confirmed cases in the Philippines so far......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 9th, 2020

Philippines to expand COVID-19 diagnostic capacity

Health authorities on Saturday announced preparations to equip five local laboratories with the capacity to diagnose COVID-19 after three new cases were announced over the past week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2020

PH mulls Japan, Italy, Iran travel ban as COVID-19 cases soar

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government is eyeing a possible travel ban on Japan, Italy and Iran amid the rapid spike in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the said nations. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) is now monitoring the situation in the three […] The post PH mulls Japan, Italy, Iran travel ban as COVID-19 cases soar appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2020

Virus cases top 1,000 as DOH steps up tests

MANILA, Philippines — The total number of new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country breached the 1,000th mark on Saturday after the Department of Health (DOH) reported that 272 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory illness. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reiterated in an online press briefing that the […] The post Virus cases top 1,000 as DOH steps up tests appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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CBCP tumatanggap na ng prayer requests online

Manila, Philippines – Tumatanggap na rin ng prayer request online ang simbahang Katolika sa kalagitnaan ng ipinatutupad na enhanced community quarantine in Luzon dahil sa coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.   Sa isang pahayag nitong Sabado, sinabi ni Monsignor Pedro Quitorio, Media Office director of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), na bumuo […] The post CBCP tumatanggap na ng prayer requests online appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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Online Sunday masses to offer prayers to health workers

The Catholic Church will offer today a special day of prayers for all frontline health workers battling against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Sunday is special day to honor medical frontliners

PASIG CITY, March 28 (PIA) -- In the midst of COVID-19 global pandemic, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) today announced holding a special "Day of Prayer" for the medical.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Better humans

Why did it have to take a pandemic like COVID 19 for people to rediscover humanity and what it means to be human?.....»»

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Humanity in the midst of calamity

NAGA CITY, Mar 23 (PIA) -The COVID-19 pandemic, which unprecedentedly scaled up in terms of death and number of affected persons in just a span of few months, created an insurmountable fear, drapin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

Sunday is special day to honor medical frontliners

PASIG CITY, March 28 (PIA) -- In the midst of COVID-19 global pandemic, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) today announced holding a special "Day of Prayer" for the medical.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

BREAKING: 1,075 people in PH has coronavirus disease – DOH

MANILA, Philippines — The number of persons infected with COVID-19 in the Philippines has surpassed the 1,000-mark as the Department of Health (DOH) documented 272 new cases as of Saturday afternoon. According to DOH, the total count of COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 1,075, including 14 new deaths and four recoveries. The […] The post BREAKING: 1,075 people in PH has coronavirus disease – DOH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

New PH coronavirus cases spike by 272, total now at 1,075

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health reported 272 new cases on Saturday, March 28 – the highest spike in cases in a single day so far – bringing the total number to 1,075. The DOH said that 14 more patients died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), raising the death toll to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Of 19 new coronavirus cases in Central Visayas, 16 from Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health Central Visayas said Saturday, March 28, that there were 19 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the region, with 16 from Cebu City. This brings the total number of coronavirus infections in the region to 22 since testing of persons ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Pangasinan coronavirus cases rise to 12

MANILA, Philippines – Pangasinan officials and the Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday evening, March 28, confirmed 4 more cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus . Of these cases, one died.  This brings the total number of cases in the northern province to 12, with a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

COVID-19 cases sa bansa, lagpas isang libo na: DOH

Manila, Philippines – Umakyat na sa 1,075 ang kumpirmadong kaso ng nagposotibo sa Corona Virus Disease matapos muling madagdagan ng 272 bagong kaso ngayong araw, Marso 28.   Apat naman ang gumaling sa sakit sanhi upang maging 35 na ang kabuuang bilang ng recoveries kabilang sina PH163, 55 anyos, babae mula Quezon City; PH19, 46 […] The post COVID-19 cases sa bansa, lagpas isang libo na: DOH appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

COVID-19 cases swell to 1,075 as Philippines announces record single-day new infection leap

The Department of Health on Saturday confirmed 272 more local cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), bringing the official tally to 1,075 from the previous count of 803......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 53 min. ago