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Staff member of Pia Cayetano tests positive for COVID-19

In a statement, Senate Secretary Myra Marie Villarica the staff had no recent travel history but was infected by a “person close to her family.”.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMar 26th, 2020

SC justice s staff member tests positive on COVID-19

SC spokesperson Brian Hosaka confirmed that a staff member of Associate Justice Amy Lazaro-Javier tested positive on the novel coronavirus, the first case recorded at the SC......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2020

Printing service staff member in House tests positive for coronavirus

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – A staff member of the Printing Service office in the House of Representatives tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. House Secretary-General Luis Montales sent a message to House employees late Thursday night, March 12, saying he “received word ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2020

House employee tests positive for COVID-19

The office of the secretary general of the House of Representatives on Friday the 13th advised staff of its printing service to undergo self-quarantine after a member tested positive for COVID-19. The Department of Health will conduct contact tracing to identify all persons, including employees of other departments, who may have come into contact with […] The post House employee tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 13th, 2020

Celtics Smart doing well after positive COVID-19 test

By Associated Press Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens says guard Marcus Smart is doing well and remains in good spirits following his positive test for coronavirus last week. Smart announced his diagnosis on March 19, seven days after Utah Jazz All-Stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell tested positive for COVID-19. Boston played the Utah Jazz on March 6. Celtics players and staff were also tested as a precaution and those tests have all come back negative. Stevens said he and team officials have been checking in with Smart and the rest of the team regularly via conference calls. “I’m proud of how he kind of took the initiative to tell people that he had it and that he felt good and that he got online, just continued to ask people to practice social distancing and self-isolation right now,” Stevens said. “It’s just, you know, it’s a really unique, unsettling time for everyone.” — Kyle Hightower reporting from Boston  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Philippines’ top military official tests positive for COVID-19

(Updated) Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Felimon Santos tested positive for the novel coronavirus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

2nd House Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

Bulacan Rep. Henry Villarica tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), House Secretary General Jose Luis Montales confirmed on Thursday night. Villarica is the second member of the House of Representatives to contract the virus after ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Eric Go Yap tested positive earlier Wednesday. Montales noted that Villarica last reported for work at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

NBA Nuggets announce coronavirus positive in ‘organization’

New York (AFP) – A member of the NBA’s Denver Nuggets organization tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus on Thursday, the club announced in a statement. The club did not specify whether the individual was a player or member of the organization’s staff. “A member of the Denver Nuggets organization tested positive for COVID-19,” the team statement […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMar 19th, 2020

DOH Exec Tests Positive for Covid-19

The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed that one of its senior officials tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “The lone confirmed case is a director. Contrary to circulating posts, no member of the DOH Executive Committee is positive for Covid-19,” the DOH said in its 10:30 p.m. bulletin Tuesday. Assuring that its employees’ […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 18th, 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......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News39 min. ago

Iza Calzado tests positive for COVID-19

“She is recovering well as she was aggressively treated for pneumonia and the virus. She can actually breathe now without any oxygen assistance.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News13 hr. 17 min. ago

MMDA chief tests positive for Covid-19

METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia on Saturday confirmed that he tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “I wish to inform everyone that I will have to work from home as I have been found positive for Covid-19,” Garcia said in a statement. “My work puts me under a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

MMDA general manager tests positive for COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines  — The general manager of the Metropolitan  Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “I wish to inform everyone that I will have to work from home as I have been found positive for COVID-19,” MMDA general manager Jojo Garcia said Saturday. For more news about the novel […] The post MMDA general manager tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

Using Korea-made COVID-19 kit, Pacquiao tests negative

By Nick Giongco         Sen. Manny Pacquiao tested negative for the coronavirus using a kit that came from Korea. The test was done on Friday, just hours after Dasmariñas Village in Makati City sent him a letter asking that he and his family and household staff impose self-quarantine procedures. The letter detailed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

Heal and act as one

As we enter the second week of the Enhanced Community Quarantine, expect the number of those testing positive for COVID-19 to rise. This grim prediction is not from this writer but has been aired by no less than Health Secretary Francisco Duque who said that with the arrival and approval of new test kits, we can expect more tests to be conducted which could yield not-so-pleasant results......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

Military chief, Health usec bloat cases to 803

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Felimon Santos Jr. and an undersecretary at the Department of Health tested positive for COVID-19, as the number of confirmed cases shot up to 803 with 92 new cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

Lorenzana, Puyat on self-quarantine after exposure to COVID-19-infected exec

The heads of the Department of National Defense and Department of Tourism will undergo self-quarantine effective Friday after being exposed to Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Felimon Santos Jr. who tested positive for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

Another DOH senior official tests positive for coronavirus

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health on Friday, March 27, confirmed that another senior DOH official tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Health Secretary Francisco Duque III confirmed this in a text message to reporters but did not disclose the name of the official......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

This is a developing story. Please refresh for updates. LONDON, United Kingdom – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday, March 27, that he is self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19. "Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus," he said on Twitter. "I am ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

House appropriations panel chair Eric Yap tests positive for coronavirus

MANILA, Philippines – House committee on appropriations chairperson Eric Yap confirmed he acquired the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), making him the first congressman to publicly disclose his positive results.  “It is with a heavy heart that I share to all of you that I tested positive ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2020

Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19, Buckingham Palace says

Prince Charles, eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and heir to the British throne, tests positive for novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Buckingham Palace confirmed in a report by Agence France-Press on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2020