NMH adds 900 beds for mild Covid-19 cases

MANILA – The National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) in Mandaluyong City will make available at least 900 more beds for patients with mild or moderate coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) symptoms, the Department of Health (DOH) said Saturday.

“We are expanding our capacity to accommodate …

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Zamboanga City allows Covid-19 saliva test

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Saliva-based reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test as an alternative to the conventional method has been allowed here as a requirement for interzonal and intrazonal travels.

The approval is contained in Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar’s Executive Order 649-2021 on Friday.

Only licensed …

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Adanar recovers from Covid-19

MANILA – Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar has recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) after completing the mandatory 14-day quarantine at home.

“I am pleased to share that I have fully recovered from Covid-19 after undergoing a 14-day home quarantine,” Andanar …

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Rque hospitalized for Covid-19

MANILA – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque was rushed to the hospital on Saturday after contracting anew the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Roque made the confirmation in a press statement sent to Palace reporters.

“I am now admitted in a hospital for Covid treatment. This is …

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NCR+ fate still under study

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is still assessing the quarantine classification that will be implemented in Metro Manila and its four nearby provinces after Sunday, April 11.

Malacañang announced on Saturday that “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is weighing the pros and cons before making his …

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