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73 Filipinos test positive for COVID-19 in India

At least 73 Filipinos tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in India. At this time, India is facing a crisis brought by the double mutant variant, according to Philippine Ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. In an interview over DZMM, Bagatsing said Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. directed the Embassy that the Filipinos community […] The post 73 Filipinos test positive for COVID-19 in India appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneMay 2nd, 2021

DOH: Five arrivals from India test positive for COVID-19

The Department of Health on Thursday said five passengers with a travel history to India have tested positive for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Six travelers from India test positive for COVID

Six travelers from India test positive for COVID.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

2 ROFs from Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Two Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) in Lapu-Lapu City have tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU). Carungay said that the first ROF is a 42-year-old male seafarer from Sri Lanka, who arrived at the Mactan-Cebu […] The post 2 ROFs from Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Laos, Afghanistan lift inbound restrictions for Pinoys travellers

Two countries in Asia and the Pacific – Laos and Afghanistan – have lifted inbound restrictions on Filipino travelers, subject to flight availability and medical protocols amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a report on Monday.  (ALI VICOY / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) On the other hand, Malaysia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Nepal, Tajikistan, and Hong Kong have imposed stricter medical protocols and visa regulations for those who are exempt from entry restrictions. Mongolia’s borders, meanwhile, remain open but inbound travelers in the country are now required to present negative COVID-19 test results and must have all applicable documents to support their visa status. In Tokyo, the Japanese government has gradually opened up inbound entry for students, dependents, and technical interns but still prohibit entry of short-stay travelers, including tourists.  Back here at home, beginning October 21, Filipinos may resume their overseas plans after Malacañang announced the lifting of restrictions for non-essential outbound travelers, including tourists.  Outbound Filipino tourists may be allowed to leave the country after submitting confirmed roundtrip tickets and adequate travel and health insurance. With the still evolving changes in travel restrictions worldwide due to the pandemic, the DFA advises Filipino travelers to always check ahead of their travel dates with airlines, as well as with relevant Embassies or Consulates before booking a ticket and before departure.  .....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

Singapore requires travelers from PH to present negative COVID-19 test

MANILA, Philippines — After 11 more Filipinos tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore, travelers coming from the Philippines will be required to present a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test before they can be allowed entry to Singapore starting Oct. 19, 2020, according to the Philippine consul general there. Consul General Adrian Candolada said 11 of the […] The post Singapore requires travelers from PH to present negative COVID-19 test appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020

Gov’t eyes testing of up to 3.3 million Filipinos for COVID-19 by Sept.

MANILA, Philippines — The government is eyeing to test up to 3.3 million people nationwide for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by September, President Rodrigo Duterte said in his budget message to Congress. According to Duterte, the government wants to test 2 to 3 percent of the country’s 110 million total population. “Sustaining the positive impact […] The post Gov’t eyes testing of up to 3.3 million Filipinos for COVID-19 by Sept. appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 28th, 2020

21 more Filipinos abroad test positive for Covid-19; cases now at 9,000

THE number of Covid-19 infections among Filipinos abroad has breached the 9,000-mark as 21 more have contracted the disease, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Saturday. The department said the majority of the cases undergoing treatment are from the Middle Eastern region, while most deaths have been reported from the Americas. In total, about […] The post 21 more Filipinos abroad test positive for Covid-19; cases now at 9,000 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 18th, 2020

Fire victims to be prioritized in Lapu’s vaccination program

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the prioritization of fire victims in the ongoing vaccination roll-out against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Lawyer James Sayson, deputy for Local Vaccination Operation Center, said that this is to prevent the spread of the virus in case one of them will test positive […] The post Fire victims to be prioritized in Lapu’s vaccination program appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Hero Angeles takang-taka kung bakit nag-positive sa COVID: Parang huminto ang mundo ko!

Hero Angeles TAKANG-TAKA ang aktor na si Hero Angeles sa nakakalokang experience niya matapos sumailalim sa swab test kamakailan. Ayon sa binata, hindi natuloy ang plano niyang out-of-town vacation dahil nagpositibo raw siya COVID-19 base sa resulta ng kanyang naunang swab test. Ikinuwento ni Hero sa kanyang Instagram post ang kanyang panghihinayang sa pinakahihintay na […] The post Hero Angeles takang-taka kung bakit nag-positive sa COVID: Parang huminto ang mundo ko! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

VP Robredo negative for COVID-19 after quarantine, exposure to patient

"I was actually exposed to a COVID-positive patient last week, so I quarantined myself. I've taken an RT-PCR test and fortunately, I'm negative," Robredo said in Filipino Sunday. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

82 cops in QC test positive for Covid

Some 82 policemen or more than half of the 161 cops from the Quezon City Police District Station 3 swabbed Friday last week have tested positive for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Philippine coach out of Tokyo Olympics after positive COVID-19 test

A coach of Team Philippines will be sent home following back-and-forth false positive and negative tests for COVID-19, Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino revealed......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

First athletes positive for COVID-19 in Tokyo Olympic Village

Two athletes have become the first to test positive for the coronavirus in the Tokyo Olympic Village, officials said on Sunday, just days before the pandemic-delayed Games open......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Member of Philippine delegation to Olympics tests positive for COVID-19

The development comes on the heels of news from the Olympics' organizers that a positive test within the Olympic Village in Tokyo was recorded......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

8 Perlas players test positive for COVID-19

A total of eight players from the Perlas Spikers tested positive of COVID-19 while training in Baguio City as part of their preparation for the Premier Volleyball League’s (PVL) pro debut on July 17 in Laoag, Ilocos Norte......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

Olympian Knott feeling great despite positive COVID-19 test

The 25-year-old Knott, a two-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist and the holder of the Philippine national record for the women's 200 meters, is confident she can get out of quarantine as soon as possible......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

Negros bishop catches COVID-19

Bishop Gerardo Alminaza of San Carlos City, Negros Occidental became the 11th prelate to test positive for COVID......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2021

3 BPOs under lockdown as 403 test positive for COVID-19

The City Health Office revealed one business processing outsourcing (BPO) company had 403 employees tested positive for coronavirus after undergoing surveillance swabbing......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

DOH reports detection of more COVID-19 variant cases

Another returning overseas Filipino tested positive for the B.1.617.2 variant of COVID-19 first detected in India, becoming the 13th person infected with the Indian variant to enter the country, the Department of Health reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

51 get COVID-19 after pool party

A “super spreader” event in Quezon City has prompted the city government to test at least 600 residents, with 51 turning out to be positive for COVID-19, Mayor Joy Belmonte said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021