Iligan City postpones flag raising, lowering ceremonies

By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA The City government of Iligan has postponed its flag raising and lowering programs effective immediately as an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19). In his Executive Order No. 28, Series of 2020, issued on March 13, 2020, Mayor Celso G. Regencia said the postponement of Flag… Read More Iligan City postpones flag raising, lowering ceremonies

Regencia suspends school classes in Iligan City

By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA ILIGAN CITY: City Mayor Celso G. Regencia has indefinitely suspended school classes of all levels and postponed all public activities and gatherings here effective March 13, 2020. In a memorandum dated March 12, 2020, Regencia directed that classes in all levels including review and post graduate classes, in both public… Read More Regencia suspends school classes in Iligan City

Palace to media: Stop exaggeration of Covid-19 reports

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA: Malacañang on Thursday appealed to the media to refrain from writing stories about 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) that may sow fear and panic among the public. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said news firms should instead help the government raise public awareness on the Covid-19. “We ask media outlets to refrain… Read More Palace to media: Stop exaggeration of Covid-19 reports

Duterte to address nation tonight on the frightening COVID-19

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will address the nation on Thursday night amid the continued rise in the number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country, Malacañang said. The Palace did not provide details of the possible content of the President’s address. As of Wednesday, the virus has already killed more than 4,200 people,… Read More Duterte to address nation tonight on the frightening COVID-19

Mayor suspends office works, school classes in Marawi

By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA Mayor Majul U. Gandamra has suspended office works and school classes in both public and private establishments in the Islamic City of Marawi on March 13-15, 2020 to give ample time for them to disinfect their offices and schools. In a memorandum issued on Thursday, Gandamra said, “This is in… Read More Mayor suspends office works, school classes in Marawi

Update of all confirmed PH tested COVID-19 cases

The Department of Health (DOH) has released the following confirmed COVID-19 cases tested in the Philippines, whether Filipino or Foreign National as of March 11, 2020 Case # Age | Sex Nationality History of Travel / Exposure Date of Onset of Symptoms Date of Lab Confirmation Health Facility Admitted Place of Residence in the Philippines… Read More Update of all confirmed PH tested COVID-19 cases

DOH: 2nd COVID-19 patient in PH dies in Manila; total infected climb to 49

By ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA Even as total number of people confirmed in the Philippines infected by the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has climbed at 49, the Department of Health on Wednesday night confirmed that a Filipino COVID-19 patient has died in Manila. The victim is the second fatality in the Philippines of the pandemic coronavirus… Read More DOH: 2nd COVID-19 patient in PH dies in Manila; total infected climb to 49

DND, attached bureaus ready to help contain Covid-19

By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA – The Department of National Defense (DND) and all of its attached bureaus are ready to help in ongoing efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country. “The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on (Emerging) Infectious Diseases in which I am a member and chaired by (Health) Secretary (Francisco)… Read More DND, attached bureaus ready to help contain Covid-19