covid 19 / Philippines

Galvez hails expected arrival of vaccines starting mid-Feb

  National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., on Sunday lauded the expected arrival of the first wave of Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from the COVAX Facility. “This … Continue reading

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Adapt to new normal till pandemic is over, Pinoys urged

By Lade Jean Kabagani National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. (file photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., on Thursday urged Filipinos to adapt to the new normal by observing health protocols until the public health crisis is … Continue reading

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DOT backs expanded travel ban amid new Covid-19 variant

File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) throws its full support for the implementation of more stringent entry protocols in view of the confirmed new Covid-19 variant. “While we favor the resumption of inbound travel to stimulate economic recovery, we value above all else the health and safety of our people. … Continue reading

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El Nido expands travel bubble starting Oct. 30: DOT

El Nido expands travel bubble starting Oct. 30: DOT By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – El Nido is easing its travel restrictions to welcome more tourists starting October 30, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Saturday. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the provincial government of Palawan agreed to move on to the “second … Continue reading

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DOH reports 4.9K new Covid-19 infections, active cases at 66K

DOH reports 4.9K new Covid-19 infections, active cases at 66K By Marita Moaje   PH COVID-19 BULLETIN. The daily Covid-19 bulletin of the Department of Health reported 4,935 new cases on Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020). This brings the total tally of active cases in the country to 66,455. (Photo courtesy of DOH) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Department of … Continue reading