DOH mulls longer Covid 19 quarantine period

The Department of Health (DOH) is studying the possibility of extending the prescribed coronavirus disease (Covid 19) quarantine period following reports that incubation could be much longer than the presumed 14 days.

Health Assistant Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire made this remark after Chinese authorities confirmed …

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Duterte inaugurates Sangley airport project

As part of his effort to address air traffic congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City, President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday inaugurated the Sangley Airport Development Project (SADP) in Cavite City.

Duterte also led the presentation of the Sangley Point International …

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Taal evacuees down to 3K

The number of families taking shelter in evacuation centers following the eruption of Taal Volcano last January 12 has declined to 3,002, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on Friday.

In its update, the NDRRMC said this is equivalent to 11,013 …

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Cloudy with light rains Tuesday

The northeast monsoon will continue to bring light rains in the country Tuesday.

In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the regions of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, Bicol, Davao, Visayas, Caraga and the provinces of Quezon and …

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PSG conducts temperature checks amid nCoV threat

The Presidential Security Group (PSG) has deployed personnel with infrared thermometers to check the temperature of employees and visitors entering MalacaAang's New Executive Building (NEB) as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Temperature checks started on Monday, four days after the PSG personnel …

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