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Metro Covid transmission down

MMDA credits measures imposed by government to keep the economy afloat while checking virus spread The post Metro Covid transmission down appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneApr 17th, 2021

Robredo launches mobile laboratory for COVID-19 testing, X-ray

After launching its Bayanihan E-Konsulta project, the office of Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday rolled out a mobile testing laboratory in a bid to decongest and prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in hospitals in Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

DOH: COVID-19 transmission in Metro Manila not yet slowing down

“No, the virus spread has not slowed down yet,” Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a briefing Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

DOH: Two more transmissible COVID-19 variants already present in Metro Manila cities

Despite the development, it is still up to the World Health Organization to declare whether there is already a community transmission of COVID-19 variants in the country, the health official said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

EDITORIAL - Endangerment through forgery

With COVID cases still rising in several areas outside Metro Manila, and the vaccine rollout hitting a snag, coronavirus transmission can be curbed only through strict adherence to health protocols......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

EDITORIAL - The toll of complacency

The COVID transmission rate is again going up in Metro Manila while cases are rising in some areas outside the capital, prompting local officials, with the approval of the national government, to revert their communities to more restrictive quarantine status......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

COVID-19 transmission rate rising in Metro Manila – DOH

The reproduction rate of COVID-19 cases has increased in 12 localities in the National Capital Region, according to the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

The countryside is ready for government centers

One thing COVID taught us is that urban congestion is one reason for the rapid transmission of highly communicable diseases. I have brought the issue of decongesting Metro Manila during my days as Minority Floor Leader. It is unfortunate that we are seeing the adverse effects of overpopulation now......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

Mayors seek deferment of census, voter registration

The Metro Manila Council is asking for the deferment of the voter registration and conduct of the 2020 census due to fears of COVID-19 transmission, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority general manager Jojo Garcia said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 infections in Philippines exceed 15,000 with addition of 380 cases

(Update 1, 5:14 p.m.) President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to decide this week whether or not to further relax the coronavirus lockdown of outbreak epicenter Metro Manila and other areas at high risk of virus transmission......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

COVID-19 cases in Philippines climb to 14,669, deaths at 886

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to make a decision this week on whether or not Metro Manila and other high-risk areas for COVID-19 transmission will shift to more relaxed general community quarantine......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 26th, 2020

Sen. Sotto wants to ramp up testing

SENATE President Vicente Sotto 3rd wants the mass testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) expanded to enable officials to get a glimpse of the rate of transmission. The senator also expressed concern that lifting the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) might lead to a “second wave” especially in Metro Manila, the local epicenter of the pandemic. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 10th, 2020

Balik-probinsya for rural development

The quarantine period brought out how population congestion plays a role in the rapid transmission of highly communicable diseases such as this COVID-19 pandemic. At present, Metro Manila recorded the most number of COVID-19 cases in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2020

Gwen requests incoming travelers from Metro Manila to undergo self-quarantine

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia requested incoming travelers from Metro Manila to undergo self-quarantine if it means curbing transmission of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Garcia made this pronouncement during a press conference on Friday, March 13, 2020 – a few hours after the Malacañang announced that a community quarantine will take […] The post Gwen requests incoming travelers from Metro Manila to undergo self-quarantine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2020

Duterte ibinasura ang lockdown ng MM dahil sa COVID-19

IBINASURA ni Pangulong Duterte ang panukala na magdeklara ng lockdown sa Metro Manila sa harap ng tumataas na bilang ng coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa bansa. “We have not reached that kind of contamination. Iisa-isa lang. With this transmission, you want to close down the economy at this time? There will be a time I suppose. […] The post Duterte ibinasura ang lockdown ng MM dahil sa COVID-19 appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2020

FMIC sees Q1 GDP growth lower by 0.8 ppt

Economic growth in the first quarter of the year may be reduced by as much as 0.8 percentage point because of the lingering effects of the Taal Volcano explosion and the transmission of the COVID-19 disease, said First Metro Investment Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2020

Palace calls for calm, transparency amid new COVID-19 cases

President Duterte appealed yesterday for calm as the country reels from the confirmation of its first local transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019, with at least two confirmed cases recorded in two major business districts in the densely populated Metro Manila area......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2020

COVID-19: LGUs told to be ready for possible sustained community transmission

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has urged local governments in the country to prepare for the possibility of sustained community transmission of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The DOH made this announcement in a press briefing in Metro Manila on March 7 as they confirmed the local transmission of COVID-19. Health […] The post COVID-19: LGUs told to be ready for possible sustained community transmission appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2020

IATF to ensure health protocols followed in barangays

The government yesterday vowed to ensure that COVID-19 safety protocols are followed at the barangay level to contain the pandemic despite the relaxing of quarantine measures in Metro Manila and nearby provinces......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

LIVE updates: COVID-19 in the Philippines 2021

The latest updates on the spread of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines and general community quarantine of economic center of Metro Manila and other areas across the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Wasting precious vaccines

While people are risking infection and waiting for up to five hours in crowded centers in Metro Manila to get vaccinated against COVID, there must be little urgency for the jabs in the town of Makilala in Cotabato......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021