The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday evening, June 28, that the entire Davao Region (Davao City, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Davao de Oro, and Davao Occidental) will be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting July 1 until July 15, 2021.
MANILA – Local government units (LGUs) still have until Monday night to appeal the quarantine classifications that will be imposed within their jurisdictions beginning July, Malacañang said on Tuesday.“Ito po ay subject to appeal pa hanggang ma
MANILA – A Department of Health (DOH) official on Friday said the process of lifting restrictions—such as the mandatory wearing of face masks and physical distancing—is ongoing.In an online press briefing, DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire saidhealth experts, together with… Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night urged local government units (LGUs) to immediately roll out immunization once Covid-19 vaccines reach their respective communities to avoid wastage due to expiration or spoilage.Duterte made this statement as he assured LGU officials that… Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte has downgraded the quarantine classification in the National Capital Region Plus (NCR Plus) and other areas to a more relaxed general community quarantine (GCQ) from a more restrictive modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).Duterte decided to ease… Read More
While the number of COVID-19 cases in the country continues to rise, World Health Organization (WHO) Philippine Representative Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe emphasizes that the Philippines is not the only country experiencing this. Dr. Abeyasignhe also adds that even developed countries like the USA and France deal with an increase in COVID-19 cases as well.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday, March 19, reported Covid-19 infections at 1,103 cases even as the governmentstarted implementing stricter community quarantines in a bid to to arrest the spread of the coronavirus disease.
The record-beating figure raised the nationwide tally to 648,066 and surpassed the previous record-high single-day tally of 6,958 cases on 10 August last year.
A World Health Organization (WHO) official said the current surge of infections has been observed to be also occurring recently in other parts of the world and can be traced to “vaccine optimism” after the start of the rollout of sera.
Health officials also tallied 73,264 active cases on Friday, the highest since 29 August when 74,611 cases were reported.
The death toll also rose to 12,900 after 13 patients died from the illness.
Recoveries, meanwhile, increased to 561,902 after 390 more individuals have recuperated.
MANILA – Metro Manila and Davao City will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) until the end of February, Malacañang announced on Friday.“President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, retained the general community quarantine classification of the National… Read More
MANILA – People aged 10 to 65 can now go outside of their homes beginning February, so long as they are in areas placed under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), Malacañang announced on Friday.This developed after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging… Read More
Malacañang on Monday rejected the use of “yantok” or rattan sticks to harm violators of physical distancing protocols as more people are expected to flock to shopping centers during the holiday season.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said he agreed with Foreign… Read More
High-risk areas would be placed under aggressive community testing
A top official of the Department of Health in Region 11 (DOH-11) clarified Tuesday that the identified high-risk barangays for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) would not be subjected to granular lockdown.Instead, high-risk areas would be placed under aggressive community testing,… Read More
35 DAVAO CITY VILLAGES FACING LOCKDOWNS
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said 35 villages in her city are facing granular lockdowns as Covid-19 cases remains high.
In her daily program on Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR) yesterday, Mayor Duterte said however that placing the villages under granular lockdowns will be decided by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Covid-19. Read More