President Duterte says he’s not yet ready to allow face-to-face classes for schoolchildren

Tells DepEd chief that he “cannot gamble” with children’s health amid presence of more contagious COVID variants   (Eagle News) – President Rodrigo Duterte said that he is not yet ready to allow the resumption of face-to-face classes in primary and secondary schools. In his “Talk to the People” on Monday night, June 22, Duterte… Continue reading President Duterte says he’s not yet ready to allow face-to-face classes for schoolchildren

Kaso sang COVID-19 sa Western Visayas, nadugangan sang masobra 400

Nadugangan sang 489 ang kaso sang COVID-19 sa Western Visayas. Sa new cases, 93 ang halin sa Aklan, 10 sa Antique, 79 sa Capiz, 14 sa Guimaras, 63 sa Iloilo, 105 sa Negros Occidental, 64 sa Bacolod City, kag 61 sa Iloilo City. 61,194 na ang kabug-usan nga kaso subong sa bug-os nga rehiyon kag… Continue reading Kaso sang COVID-19 sa Western Visayas, nadugangan sang masobra 400

Pres. Duterte says “we can’t afford a 2nd wave” in reimposing faceshield requirement

Tells Filipinos COVID-19 first wave already depleted gov’t resources   (Eagle News) – President Rodrigo Duterte said the country could not afford a second wave of the COVID-19 virus, as he directed the reimplementation of the mandatory wearing of face shields and directed Filipinos to get vaccinated. Duterte, in his “Talk to the People” on… Continue reading Pres. Duterte says “we can’t afford a 2nd wave” in reimposing faceshield requirement

Covid eases but US won’t join EU in opening borders

  by Francesco FONTEMAGGI Agence France Presse WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — As the Covid pandemic recedes dramatically in the West, Europe is opening its doors to Americans — but the reverse is not holding true, with the United States not budging on restrictions imposed 15 months ago. US President Joe Biden has hailed progress… Continue reading Covid eases but US won’t join EU in opening borders

Health experts tell Pres. Duterte: Delta variant “very scary”, could cause “India-like surge” in PHL

One Delta variant case can infect up to 8 people   (Eagle News) — Health experts described the “Delta variant” as “very scary” as it could infect up to eight people at a time, and could cause an “India-like surge” in the country. Among the variants, the Delta variant, which was first detected in India,… Continue reading Health experts tell Pres. Duterte: Delta variant “very scary”, could cause “India-like surge” in PHL

PH records lowest percentage of active cases this month at 4.1 percent

(Eagle News) – The Philippines recorded the lowest percentage of active COVID-19 cases this month on Monday, June 21, at 4.1 percent as the number of active cases decreased to 55,847. Total COVID-19 cases reached 1,364,239 in the country, but most of these are recoveries at 1,284,643 representing 94.7 percent of all COVID-19 cases as… Continue reading PH records lowest percentage of active cases this month at 4.1 percent

Interview with Filipino Nurses United on increase on deployment cap on PH nurses who want to work abroad

    Baliatakayan interviews Filipino Nurses United Secretary General Jocelyn Andamo on Monday, June 21, 2021, about the Philippine government’s move to increase the deployment cap on nurses and other health care workers who want to work abroad. Andamo said that the increase of the cap by 1,500 is not enough, and appealed for this… Continue reading Interview with Filipino Nurses United on increase on deployment cap on PH nurses who want to work abroad

PHL detects 39 more COVID variant cases, including 4 Delta variant cases

    (Eagle News) – The Philippines detected 39 more COVID-19 variant cases in the country, including four cases of the Delta variant, the highly infection double mutation variant first found in India. This brings the total Delta variant cases in the country to 17. The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines… Continue reading PHL detects 39 more COVID variant cases, including 4 Delta variant cases