Tag Archives: COVID-19 UPDATES

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

WHO lauds PH pandemic response

The World Health Organization has commended the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.In an online media forum, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said WHO Regional Director for Western Pacific, Dr. Takeshi Kasai,commended Health Secretary Francisco Duque III’s… Read More

Duterte Covid-19 response key to more jobs

The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) senatorial aspirants lauded the economic policies adopted by President Rodrigo Duterte, resulting in marked improvement in the number of Filipinos finding jobs to support their families amid the Covid-19 pandemic.The ruling… Read More

PHILIPPINES ON WATCH VS. DEADLIER OMICRON VARIANT

Omicron XE variant is about 10 percent more transmissible than its Omicron parent, BA.2

Public must learn to cope with more Covid-19 variant

The emergence of different Covid-19 variants would always pose a threat and it is up to the people on how they will follow precautions and efforts to reduce transmissions.Vaccine expert panel chair, Dr. Nina Gloriani, said Friday the world must have learned to live with the… Read More