Discharged PUIs for Covid-19 now 336

The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported that the total number of discharged persons under investigation (PUIs) for possible infection of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) went up to 336, from 330 on Saturday.

They have been allowed to go home after testing negative for …

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8 PUIs discharged from NegOr hospital

The eight persons under investigation (PUIs) in Negros Oriental for the novel coronavirus (Covid 19) were released on Tuesday from the Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital (NOPH) here despite the absence of confirmatory test results from the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine (RITM).

This, after a …

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Stop the sinophobia: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night called on the public to refrain from sowing hate against Chinese nationals after two cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) were confirmed in the country.

China has been kind to us. We can only also show the same favor to …

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Over 17K villages drug-free: PNP

A total of 17,816 barangays or 38 percent out of the 42,045 barangays (villages) in the country have been declared drug-cleared, a ranking police official said on Monday.

Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, Philippine National Police deputy chief for Operations, said that before the Duterte administration, …

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6 nCoV PUIs quarantined in Pampanga hospital

Six patients under investigation (PUIs) for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) are now in the isolation room of Jose B. Lingad General Memorial Hospital (JBLGMH) here pending the results of laboratory tests.

This was confirmed by JBLGMH Director, Dr. Monserrat Chichioco during a press conference here …

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China donates 200K surgical masks to PH

The Chinese government has donated a total of 200,000 surgical masks amid a reported shortage in light of two reported cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country, MalacaAang on Sunday said.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo bared that the Chinese government also offered to share …

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DOH traces 74 contacts of 2 nCoV patients

The Department of Health Epidemiology Bureau (DOH-EB) on Monday reported that it has traced 74 contacts of the two patients who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

The DOH earlier identified the two patients as a 38-year-old Chinese female and her 44-year-old Chinese male …

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PNP to help vs. face masks hoarding

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will assist the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in monitoring the reported hoarding and profiteering of medical supplies such as face masks due to the sudden surge in demand amid the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) scare in the country,…

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DA on top of ASF incidence in DavOcc

- Upon receiving reports of African Swine Fever (ASF) incidence in Davao Occidental, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar immediately issued directives to manage, contain and control the disease while awaiting confirmation by the DA's Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) in Quezon City.

Dar …

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Undefeated US boxer to fight Feb. 8 in PH

Undefeated professional boxer Rafael "Rocky" Marzan of the United States is coming to the Philippines to fight Jestoni "Lion Heart" Autida of Zamboanga del Sur on Feb. 8 at Saint Louis College in San Fernando City, La Union.

The 25-year-old super featherweight orthodox Marzan (13W-0L-0D, …

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