Latest Entries
Alberta

257 additional cases identified in last 72 hours, bringing total number of active cases to 1,090; Five new deaths

News Release Update 109: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Aug. 10 at 5 p.m.) In total, 10,384 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 66 people in hospital, 14 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 257 additional cases have been identified in the last 72 hours, bringing the total number of active cases … Continue reading

Philippines

President Duterte accepts Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine offer

PRRD accepts Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine offer By Azer Parrocha   President Rodrigo Duterte MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday accepted the offer of Russia to supply the Philippines with its coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines once mass production starts. In a public address in Davao City, Duterte said he is “very happy” by … Continue reading

Alberta

Alberta orders 1.7 million masks in time for K-12 classes this fall

News Release Masks for schools procurement: Minister LaGrange Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange issued the following statement on the procurement of reusable masks for students and staff for the 2020-21 school year: “Some have recently questioned the ability of Alberta’s government to purchase the requisite 1.6 million reusable masks in time for the start of … Continue reading

Philippines

Ex-Manila mayor Alfredo Lim dies of Covid-19

Ex-Manila mayor Alfredo Lim dies of Covid-19 By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim has succumbed to coronavirus disease (Covid-19), his grandson announced on Saturday.  The death of Lim, 90, was confirmed by his grandson, Paul dela Cruz, in a Facebook post. Dela Cruz bade … Continue reading

Alberta

56 additional cases identified in last 24 hours, bringing total number of active cases to 1,107; Two new deaths

News Release Update 108: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Aug. 6 at 3:30 p.m.) In total, 9,984 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 76 people in hospital, 19 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 56 additional cases have been identified in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases … Continue reading