Posts Tagged 2019-nCoV

Hukou Waterfalls scenic spot officially open to public amid epidemic

Jeck Deocampo   •   February 24, 2020

The spectacular Hukou Waterfalls, which sits on the border between north China’s Shanxi Province and northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, was officially open to the public on Monday after being closed...

WHO officially names deadly coronavirus Covid-19

Maris Federez   •   February 12, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the deadly novel coronavirus “Covid-19”. “We now have a name for the disease and it’s Covid-19,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters...

Shanghai remains in virtual shutdown as China’s coronavirus death toll tops 1,000

UNTV News   •   February 11, 2020

Shanghai residents said on Tuesday (February 11) they were worried about the coronavirus deaths which have topped 1000, but were hopeful that the slowdown in the number of new infections...

AirAsia cancels PH flights to Taiwan amid novel coronavirus travel ban

Robie de Guzman   •   February 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – AirAsia on Tuesday, February 11, announced the cancellation of its flights between the Philippines and Taiwan in compliance with the Philippine government’s expanded travel restrictions to China...

HK evacuates people from residential block where two virus patients live

UNTV News   •   February 11, 2020

Hong Kong began evacuating people from a residental block in the New Territories district of Tsing Yi on Tuesday (February 11), where two people confirmed with coronavirus live though on...

Japan media says 60 more confirmed with coronavirus on cruise ship

UNTV News   •   February 10, 2020

Testing aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has found 60 more confirmed cases of coronavirus, local media reported on Monday (February 10). That takes the number of coronavirus...

Public buildings converted into medical centers in Wuhan

UNTV News   •   February 10, 2020

The city of Wuhan is planning on quarantining all suspected cases and isolating all confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) in order to control the virus. Due to...

3 newly-born babies in China now under observation for nCoV

Maris Federez   •   February 10, 2020

Three newly-born babies are now under strict monitoring in a hospital in China. One of the three had been confined in the hospital for six days now. The baby’s mother...

Mayor Sara Duterte cancels Araw ng Dabaw events amid novel coronavirus scare

Robie de Guzman   •   February 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Monday announced that major events lined up for the celebration of 83rd ‘Araw ng Dabaw’ will be canceled amid the threat...

120 passengers on PAL’s special flight from Xiamen arrives in PH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 10, 2020

Over 100 passengers on board the special flight of the Philippine Airlines (PAL) from Xiamen, China arrived in the Philippines on Monday (February 10). PAL’s special flight arrived at around...


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