Category Archives: covid-19

COVID-19: Deadly BA2.12.1 Omicron subvariant infects 14 Pinoys

Too early to declare BA2.12.1 local transmission

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday said it is premature to declare a local transmission of the BA2.12.1 Omicron subvariant in the Philippines without enough evidence.Two local cases were detected in the National Capital Region (NCR) and 12 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan in… Read More

No surge in post-2022 election Covid-19 cases

 Outbreak in new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases still a possibility

The government has not yet seen any surge or outbreak in new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases but warned it is still a possibility.National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 special medical adviser, Dr. Ted Herbosa, said Friday that the result of mass gatherings before the… Read More

HUNT ON FOR CLOSE CONTACTS OF OMICRON SUBVARIANT BA.2.12 VICTIM

3 of 4 QC contacts of BA.2.12 case test negative; 1 leaves PH

  The country’s first detected case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Omicron subvariant had four close contacts from Quezon City.In a message to the Philippine News Agency on Friday, Dr. Rolly Cruz, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), also corrected… Read More

PHILIPPINE COVID-19 CASES GOING DOWN, DOWN, DOWN

Average daily cases down to 239 in recent week

MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported that the daily average Covid-19 cases of 239 from April 4 to 10 is 12 percent lower than the new infections prior to the week in review.In its latest case bulletin, the DOH said there are 1,674 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019… Read More

Covid-19 active cases down to 50 in Manila

The number of active coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections in capital city Manila continued to decline as active cases are down to 50 after recording only three new cases on Monday.The city government reported that seven out of 17 areas did not record new cases — Binondo,… Read More

IS COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN THE PHILIPPINES COMING TO AN END?

DOH: New Covid-19 cases in PH hit plateau

MANILA – The number of new Covid-19 cases in the country is exhibiting a plateau, a health official said Tuesday.In an online media forum, Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said there were 1,903 new infections recorded for the week of April 5 to 11.”Na tinataya… Read More