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More changes after nixed MGCQ pitch?

More changes after nixed MGCQ pitch?.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesFeb 23rd, 2021

Nationwide MGCQ in May likely with vaccine rollout, says Galvez

The Philippines might shift into modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) in May if the government’s vaccination program goes as planned, vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said Monday. Galvez, who was among the first government officials to be inoculated with the China-made Sinovac Biotech jab at the Philippine General Hospital, said the country may ease […] The post Nationwide MGCQ in May likely with vaccine rollout, says Galvez appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Duterte eyes placing Metro Manila under MGCQ

Duterte eyes placing Metro Manila under MGCQ.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Cebu City still under MGCQ: Qpass stays, cockpits, theaters, cinemas to remain closed

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will remain under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) until March 2021.  Mayor Edgardo Labella said he was thankful for the trust and confidence of the Cebu City government to handle the coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation amid the rise in cases.  “Even if we are under MGCQ, let […] The post Cebu City still under MGCQ: Qpass stays, cockpits, theaters, cinemas to remain closed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Why we still don’t have mass vaccinations

EVERYONE is looking forward to the start of the vaccination program in the Philippines. Until it happens, President Du­terte said the further easing of restrictions in Metro Manila to Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) will not take place despite the consensus of Metro Manila’s mayors that it is time for it. It had been hoped […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Patently absurd

No vaccines, no MGCQ (Modified General Community Quarantine), President Duterte said, giving priority to public health over reopening the economy amid uptick of cases. He is right in quashing a recommendation to place the entire country, including regions with high COVID-19 cases like Metro Manila, under the least restrictive of four quarantine levels......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Labella: No RT-PCR requirement for entry in Cebu City up to medical experts

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he was considering waiving the real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for tourists and travelers entering the city from other modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) areas. This policy has already been implemented by Cebu Province allowing more tourists to enter the island. Read: Cebu becomes […] The post Labella: No RT-PCR requirement for entry in Cebu City up to medical experts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

MGCQ in Negros Occidental until March 31

Negros Occidental will remain under modified general community quarantine until March 31......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Duterte calls for unity on EDSA Day

By GENALYN KABILING As the nation marked the 35th EDSA People Power anniversary Thursday, President Duterte urged the public to put aside differences, continue to safeguard democracy, and work together for a better country.  The President made a pitch for unity and vigilance in his message to mark the anniversary of the popular revolt that […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Health protocols will stay even under MGCQ

Some local executives in Metro Manila may have the wrong notion that opening up the economy further, through a shift to the less restrictive modified general community quarantine, means the abandonment of health protocols recommended by health authorities......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Waiving of medCert, travel authority for travelers bound for MGCQ areas eyed – DILG exec

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Thursday, February 25, welcomed the plans of the national government to waive the need to present a medical certificate and travel authority in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). Garcia, during the ceremonial opening of the Bamboo Forest in Medellin town in northern Cebu, said […] The post Waiving of medCert, travel authority for travelers bound for MGCQ areas eyed – DILG exec appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Retailers, hotels push for shift to MGCQ soon

Groups representing retailers, information technology-business process management firms and hotels and restaurants are advocating a shift to modified general community quarantine as soon as possible, along with intensified vaccine information campaigns for a quicker economic recovery......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Final Pitch Season 6 scouts for ‘new normal’ heroes

The country’s only business reality TV show, The Final Pitch, may have been dealing with entrepreneurs who are in essence heroes in their respective expertise......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Duterte cautious on shift to MGCQ, won& rsquo;t rush steps

President Rodrigo Duterte is taking a “step-by-step” approach to the planned nationwide shift to the least restrictive modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Health experts back rejection of PH-wide MGCQ

Health experts back rejection of PH-wide MGCQ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Delay in MGCQ shift prompts review of economic goals

“We support his decision and will work hard to rollout the vaccine so that we can further open the economy,” NEDA's Karl Kendrick Chua said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Duterte defers nationwide shift to MGCQ until vaccinations begin

President Rodrigo Duterte has rejected a proposal to put the entire country to the lowest quarantine status, a move that experts earlier warned could put Metro Manila under a "constant" threat of a surge in infections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Duque: NCR hospitals ready for MGCQ shift

Duque: NCR hospitals ready for MGCQ shift.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Proposal for face-to-face classes nixed

Proposal for face-to-face classes nixed.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Strict health protocols should remain under MGCQ, senator says

"If you ask me, I agree that we should shift to MGCQ. We're already capable and we know what to do when people get sick. We're already used to it," Gatchalian said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Marcial to join national boxers in Thai camp

Tokyo-bound boxer Eumir Felix Marcial is joining Irish Magno, Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam as they pitch camp in Thailand next month as part of their Tokyo Olympics buildup......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021