DoH orders monitoring of Gubat frolickers

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 13:56:49 +0000

The Department of Health has ordered its Metro Manila regional office to  monitor all those who flocked to a resort in Caloocan City over the weekend. At least 500 people were seen frolicking at the Gubat sa Siudad Resort in Bagumbong, Caloocan City on Sunday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire urged those who went to the resort to […]

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PH logs 6,846 new Covid-19 cases

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 10:38:26 +0000

The Philippines logged 6,846 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, the Department of Health said. It reported 8,193 new recoveries. There are 59,897 active cases and 1.030 million recoveries. Meanwhile, 90 deaths were added to the death toll, for a total of 18,562. Intensive care unit occupancy in Metro Manila remains at 67 percent, while isolation and ward beds are 47 percent and […]

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DOH to seek EUA for Sinopharm vaccine

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 06:07:16 +0000

The Department of Health will apply for an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the BBIPB-CorVac vaccine of Chinese drugmaker Sinopharm (China National Pharmaceutical Group Co. Ltd.) which was given an emergency use listing by the World Health Organization over the weekend. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said that Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd gave instructions […]

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PH logs high 10,179 recoveries from, 6,979 new cases of Covid-19

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 17:39:07 +0000

THE Philippines logged a high 10,179 recoveries from and 6,979 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Saturday, according to the Department of Health (DoH). This puts the total number of survivors to 1.013 million or 92.5 percent of the total 1.094 million cases reported. Meanwhile, 63,376 people, or 5.8 percent of all […]

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Another 2M AstraZeneca vaccines arrive in Manila

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 06:49:33 +0000

ABOUT two million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Saturday. The arrival of additional doses of  vaccines from Covax aboard Singapore Airlines was witnessed by Philippine government officials led by Department of Health Secretary Francsco Duque 3rd and National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementor Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. […]

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DoH crafts guidelines for ‘mix and match’ vaccines for Covid-19

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 09:55:39 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH) is crafting guidelines on the possible “mixing” of different coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine brands and platforms, according to the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA). FDA Director General Rolando Enrique Domingo said that the DoH has been meeting on the matter as there had been instances where those who […]

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People getting Covid shots should wait 14 days before getting other jabs – DOH

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 05:48:55 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH) said that people who plan to take the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) jab but who had been inoculated with other antiviral or antibacterial vaccines must wait for 14 days before getting the Covid-19 shot. Similarly, those who have been inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine but will need antiviral or antibacterial […]

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Duterte asks people giving food aid: Coordinate with barangay officials

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 05:48:59 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday asked those who want to distribute food aid to the public to tap their barangay officials so the same will be distributed to poor Filipinos who really need it and mass gatherings will be prevented. He made the statement amid the rise of community pantries in the country where people […]

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PH logs 8,346 new Covid-19 cases

Credit to Author: Lea Devio| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 08:57:29 +0000

THE country logged 8,346 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, raising the number of active cases to 71,472, the Department of Health said. Most of the active cases were either mild or asymptomatic. The Philippines now has a total of 1,054,983 million Covid cases. The total number of recoveries went up to 966,080 or 91.6 percent after 9,072 more patients survived the disease. The death toll […]

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PH logs 8,748 new Covid-19 cases, 4,143 recoveries

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 20:43:35 +0000

THE Philippines has logged 8,748 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, the Department of Health (DoH) said. This raises the total active caseload to 73,908, or 7.1 percent of the 1.037 million individuals infected by the virus, the DoH said. Of the active cases, 97 percent are mild, moderate or asymptomatic. Meanwhile, 4,143 individuals were […]

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