678 new cases identified; 16 additional deaths in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

678 new cases identified; 16 additional deaths in last 24 hours

News Release Update 176: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Jan. 21, 3:30 p.m.) Continue to follow public health restrictions to protect others as well as the health-care system. Active case numbers are decreasing, but hospitalizations remain high. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 678 new cases were identified. There are 726 people in hospital due … Continue reading

covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary

News Release Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary Message supports provincial stay-at-home-order to stop the spread of COVID-19 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is working with transportation agencies and providers to support the Stay-At-Home Order and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Using tools like provincial network signs and transit communications systems, … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

PH to get vaccines from COVAX in Q1; rollout preps underway

  Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippines on Wednesday received confirmation of participation in the Covid-19 vaccine financing instrument, COVAX Facility – Advance Market Commitment (AMC). The COVAX Facility is a global procurement mechanism which invests in a broad portfolio of promising vaccine … Continue reading

456 new cases identified; 17 additional deaths reported
Alberta / covid 19

456 new cases identified; 17 additional deaths reported

Update 174: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Jan. 19, 4:30 p.m.) Active cases continue to decline but hospitalizations remain high. Continue to follow public health restrictions to protect others as well as the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 456 new cases were identified. There are 740 people in hospital due to COVID-19, … Continue reading

474 new cases identified; 11 additional deaths in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

474 new cases identified; 11 additional deaths in last 24 hours

News Release Update 173: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Jan. 18, 6:15 p.m.) Active cases and hospitalizations are declining, but the health-care system continues to be strained. Continue to follow public health restrictions. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 474 new cases were identified. There are 739 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including 120 … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Gov’t to reveal price of Sinovac vaccines once deal finalized

By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Malacañang on Monday vowed to reveal the price of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd. once the national government’s deal with the Chinese vaccine supplier is finalized. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this assurance insisting that Sinovac has accorded the “best price” to … Continue reading

Philippines

Senator Bong Go alarmed by public apprehension on Covid-19 vaccines

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. (Photo courtesy of Senate PRIB) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher Lawrence Go on Friday expressed alarm by the public’s apprehension about getting inoculated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine. In his manifestation during the Senate hearing on the Covid-19 national vaccine roadmap, Go lamented that some Filipinos, while … Continue reading

Philippines

UHC law to facilitate Covid-19 vaccination rollout: Gordon

  Senator Richard Gordon (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– As the Senate continues its hearing on the national Covid-19 vaccination program, Senator Richard Gordon pointed out that implementing the Universal Health Care (UHC) law would ensure speedy and organized rollout of the vaccination program. Gordon said the UHC mandates that every Filipino shall register with a … Continue reading