PH Covid-19 cases soar to 2,633

MANILA – The cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the Philippines has increased to 2,633, the Department of Health (DOH) announced Thursday. “Nadagdagan po ng 322 ang ating listahan ng Covid19-positive patients. Ang total po ng ating positive patients ay nasa 2,633 (We have recorded 322 new Covid-19 patients. The total now stands at 2,633),” Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said in a virtual … Read More

Supermarkets, pharmacies urged to stay open up to 12 hours

MANILA – The government is strongly encouraging supermarkets and other establishments selling basic necessities to extend their store operations to a maximum of 12 hours to prevent crowding amid the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.   Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said this was agreed upon by members of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging … Read More

Cavite town mayor, 2 others face raps over Covid-19 fake news

MANILA – A town mayor in Cavite and two others are facing charges for allegedly spreading false information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Saturday. In a press statement, PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Banac said the PNP Regional Anti-Cybercrime Unit (RACU) Region 4-A (Calabarzon) sued Noveleta Mayor Dino Reyes … Read More