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

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

Alberta

65 additional cases identified in last 24 hours, bringing total number of active cases to 1,191; Five new deaths to report in the last 96 hours

News Release Update 107: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Aug. 4 at 3:30 p.m.) In total, 9,754 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 85 people in hospital, 23 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 65 additional cases have been identified in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases … Continue reading

Philippines

Soldier on, Duterte tells ‘bone-weary’ medical front-liners

Soldier on, Duterte tells ‘bone-weary’ medical front-liners By Azer Parrocha   BATTLE-WEARY MEDICAL FRONT-LINERS. Front-liners on duty at a hospital wear complete protective personal equipment. Heeding medical front-liners’ call for a timeout to prevent the collapse of the country’s healthcare system, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte reverted Metro Manila and the provinces of Laguna, Rizal, Cavite and Bulacan to modified … Continue reading

Alberta

91 additional cases identified on July 26, bringing total number of active cases to 1,430;103 cases reported on July 25,110 cases on July 24

News Release Update 105: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (July 27 at 5 p.m.) In total, 8,774 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are currently 88 people in hospital, 17 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 91 additional cases were identified on July 26, bringing the total number of active cases to 1,430. … Continue reading

Philippines

US military donates P11-M in medical supplies to Philippines

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The United States Army and Marine Corps service members delivered on Monday an additional PHP11.4 million (US$230,600) in medical equipment to hospitals in 11 cities across the Philippines. This new donation brings the total US government pandemic assistance to the Philippines to PHP989 million or more than US$20 million. “This latest … Continue reading

Alberta

114 additional cases identified in last 24 hours, bringing total active cases to 1,293; Two new deaths reported

News Release Update 104: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (July 23 at 6:15 p.m.) In total, 8,506 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are currently 106 people in hospital, 21 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 114 additional cases have been identified in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active … Continue reading