covid 19 / Sports

Toronto Raptors to reduce seating capacity by half as anti-Covid measure

ANKARA – The Toronto Raptors – the only Canada-based NBA franchise – said that they will reduce home-game seating capacity by 50 percent as part of the anti-coronavirus measures. “Capacities at Scotiabank Arena (Raptors’ home court) will be reduced to fifty per cent effective Saturday,” the Raptors said on Twitter on Wednesday. Earlier this week, the … Continue reading

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All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval
covid 19 / Ontario News

All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval

NEWS RELEASE All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval Free Rapid Testing Provided at Pop-Up Locations Across the Province and Select LCBOs for a Safer Holiday Season TORONTO — To protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and safeguard the province’s hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) in the face … Continue reading

Alberta taking immediate actions, clarifying health measures to protect Albertans, health-care system against highly transmissible Omicron variant
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta taking immediate actions, clarifying health measures to protect Albertans, health-care system against highly transmissible Omicron variant

News Release Protecting Albertans against the Omicron variant Alberta is taking immediate actions and clarifying health measures to protect Albertans and the health-care system against the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.  Expanding rapid testing Alberta’s rapid testing program is expanding to allow all Albertans to have access to free rapid tests. Test … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

NTF exec urges Pinoys to get vaccinated as Omicron enters PH

By Kris Crismundo  JANSSEN JABS. Airport personnel remove the plastic cover of the boxes containing 3,055,200 doses of Janssen Covid-9 vaccines donated by the Dutch government and 856,800 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine donated by the German government at the NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City on Wednesday (Dec. 15, 2021). The Netherlands donated a … Continue reading

Philippines

PH halts inbound tourism for public health, safety

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan (File photo) MANILA – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday supported the pandemic task force’s decision to suspend the entry of foreign tourists to the Philippines, saying public health and safety remain a priority. The Philippines originally planned to allow the entry of fully vaccinated foreigners … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

NCR, most of PH remains under Alert Level 2 until Dec. 15

By Azer Parrocha   Cabinet Secretary and Acting Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles (File photo) MANILA – Most of the areas in the country, including Metro Manila, will remain under Alert Level 2 from Dec. 1 to 15 to prevent the entry of new Omicron variant of Covid-19, Malacañang announced in a statement on Monday night. “The Inter-Agency Task … Continue reading