Laguna confirms 1st case of Covid-19

Laguna province has its first confirmed patient of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from Sta. Rosa City, Governor Ramil Hernandez announced early Sunday.

"Ang pasyente po ay nasa pangangalaga na ng kinauukulan (The patient is now under the care of the authorities)," Hernandez said in a …

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Congress employee dies of Covid-19

An employee of the House of Representatives diagnosed with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-2019) died early Sunday, according to PBA-Party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles.

Nograles said the employee, who worked at the chamber’s printing department, passed away at 1:45 a.m.

“Sad news. The HRep employee who …

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PCOO, PTV to lead public briefing on Covid-19

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) in partnership with state-run People’s Television Network (PTV) is working on a program that will help address questions and concerns by the public and clarify government reports on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) situation in the country.

PCOO Secretary …

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Alert level 2 remains hoisted over Taal

Alert Level 2 is maintained over Taal Volcano, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Sunday.

In its 8 a.m. bulletin, Phivolcs reported weak emission of steam-laden plumes rising 50 to 100 meters high before drifting northeast.

State volcanologists also recorded 22 volcanic …

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UAAP Season 82 ‘canceled’ due to Covid-19

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines announced on Saturday that it is canceling the ongoing season due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-2019).

The announcement, written by Season 82 president Emmanuel Fernandez and executive director Rebo Saguisag, came on the heels of a community …

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Covid-19 cases in PH now 111

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday night reported that cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the Philippines has reached 111.

"The Department of Health reports 13 additional cases (PH99-PH111) of Covid-19 in the country upon complete validation of laboratory results confirmed on …

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NAIA off limits to non-passengers, non-airport employees

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) temporarily banned entry of non-passengers and non-airport employees into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminals.

Effective immediately, sending-off and meeting passengers inside the NAIA terminals will not be allowed, a move which aims to strengthen the government’s efforts …

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No contradiction on proposed NCR-wide curfew: Palace

Malacañang on Sunday denied that there was any contradiction between statements made by two government officials regarding the proposed curfew in Metro Manila to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the public might not have been listening carefully which resulted …

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Go asks Pinoys to support health workers

Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go is rallying behind the thousands of health workers who are fighting the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country.

“I commend our health officials and workers for doing their jobs. They now face a difficult task and …

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Cabinet members test negative for Covid-19

A number of Cabinet members had tested negative for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Malacañang bared on Sunday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo confirmed that Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade and Presidential Security Group (PSG) Commander, Col. Jesus Durante III tested negative for Covid-19 after their respective offices …

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Covid-19 patient in Negros Oriental dies

A 62-year-old councilor from Tayasan, Negros Oriental who tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) died Sunday morning, more than a week after being hospitalized in isolation and under intensive care in this capital city.

This is the first Covid-19 death in the province …

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