No-walk-in vax policy in QC

By Susan De Leon CALOOCAN CITY — The Quezon City Government reiterates its strict no-walk-in policy in all vaccination sites to minimize crowding and further mitigate the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, amid the threat of the Delta variant.  Reports of increased numbers of walk-ins in vaccination sites is a cause of alarm for the QC Health… Read More No-walk-in vax policy in QC

PNP ready for ECQ, warns protesters

By Jastine Angelo Don QUEZON CITY — The Philippine National Police (PNP)  is ready to enforce strict movement control in Metro Manila which is placed under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to August 20 to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. According to PNP Chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, the implementation… Read More PNP ready for ECQ, warns protesters

DOH spox on Delta: We are not defenseless, we learned a lot

By Jerome Carlo Paunan As NCR prepares for ECQ, next few weeks crucial in mitigating COVID case spike MANILA — “Let us always remember, we are not defenseless, we have learned a lot, and we have the tools to fight this disease.” This was emphasized by Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergiere, saying the next few… Read More DOH spox on Delta: We are not defenseless, we learned a lot

DOH Caraga says no room for complacency vs Delta variant

By Jennifer Gaitano BUTUAN CITY – In time with the 19th Regional Vaccination Operations Center (RVOC) and Response Cluster Meeting via Zoom platform, the Department of Health (DOH) Caraga warned Caraganons to be more cautious and not to be complacent even when the region was placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) for the whole month of… Read More DOH Caraga says no room for complacency vs Delta variant

Tagum City’s first Delta variant, now fully recovered

By Ezri Coda/Jeanevive Abangan DAVAO DEL NORTE, 26 July – Dr. Arnel Florendo, the City Health Officer of Tagum City, confirmed that the first case of Delta variant in the city has fully recovered. He also emphasized that the possibility of having more Delta variant cases will not automatically render the city in strict lockdown.… Read More Tagum City’s first Delta variant, now fully recovered

6.3M Filipinos fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19 – Dizon

By Joedie Mae Boliver CALOOCAN – National Task Force (NTF) Deputy Chief Implementer and Testing Czar Vince Dizon said Tuesday, July 27, that 6.3 million Filipinos are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “Itong bilang na ito ay lumaki mula sa halos 3 million nung umpisa ng  July na ngayon ay dumoble na ito (This number… Read More 6.3M Filipinos fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19 – Dizon