covid 19 / Philippines

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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20K Overseas Filipino Workers to get AKAP cash aid next week: OWWA

20K OFWs to get AKAP cash aid next week: OWWA By Ferdinand Patinio   (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Some 20,000 displaced and stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have applied for the Abot Kamay ang Pagtulong (AKAP) program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) are set to get their cash aid next … 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

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Duterte signs P165.5-B Bayanihan 2 law

Duterte signs P165.5-B Bayanihan 2 law By Filane Mikee Cervantes   BAYANIHAN 2. President Rodrigo Duterte signs into law the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act,  which provides for a PHP165.5-billion fund to finance the country’s Covid-19 response efforts. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Senator Christopher “Bong” Go were present when Duterte signed the measure into law.  … Continue reading

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Filipinos with Covid-19 abroad near 10K mark: DFA

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday reported 26 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases among Filipinos in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East, raising the overall case count abroad to 9,959. Eight more recoveries and seven fatalities were also recorded by the agency, bringing the numbers to … Continue reading

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DFA records 18 new Covid-19 cases among Filipinos abroad

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday reported 18 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total number to 466. “As of 3 April 2020, 18 new Covid-19 cases among overseas Filipinos in the following regions: Asia and Pacific, Europe, and Americas, have been confirmed, … Continue reading