Cops with Covid-19 now 109

The number of police officers who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has reached 109, an official said on Monday.

In a statement, Philippine National Police (PNP) Health Service Director, Brig. Gen. Herminio Tadeo Jr., said recent test results from the Research …

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Zamboanga records 3rd Covid-19 death

The Zamboanga Peninsula has recorded its third coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) mortality, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday.

DOH-Region 9 said the third Covid-19 mortality is a 61-year-old (female) person deprived of liberty (PDL) at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-administered Zamboanga …

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2 kidnappers killed in Tawi-Tawi clash

Two alleged kidnap-for-ransom-group (KFRG) members who had ties with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were killed in a firefight with joint military and police forces in Tawi-Tawi, officials said Monday.

Col. Arturo Rojas, Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi commander, said the firefight happened Sunday in Barangay …

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BCDA president is 3T czar: Palace

Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President Vivencio Dizon is the country’s chief coordinator of the government’s Trace, Treat, and Test (3T) program, Malacañang said on Monday.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this announcement after Dizon was designated National Task Force Deputy Chief Implementer of …

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