Posts Tagged Covid-19

Filipino worker in Hong Kong tests negative of novel coronavirus

Robie de Guzman   •   February 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A Filipino worker in Hong Kong who was placed under observation for contracting novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is expected to be released within the week after testing...

850 people infected with coronavirus in Japan

UNTV News   •   February 25, 2020

Japan confirmed ten new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Monday, driving the number of infected patients up to 850. Of the ten infected, four were in Hokkaido and one...

South Korean president vows to win battle against COVID-19 during visit to Daegu

UNTV News   •   February 25, 2020

In his first visit to Daegu since the outbreak began, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday (February 25) that the government will “win the fight” against the coronavirus...

South Korea raises virus alert as more people confirmed infected

UNTV News   •   February 25, 2020

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has confirmed 231 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total number of infections to 833, and two deaths, which...

Japan screens some 3,700 aboard quarantined cruise ship after Hong Kong COVID-19 case

UNTV News   •   February 25, 2020

Health screening began on Tuesday (February 4) for some 3,700 passengers and crew aboard a cruise liner held in quarantine at the Japanese port of Yokohama, after a Hong Kong...

Lubao International balloon and music fest cancelled due to coronavirus threat

Robie de Guzman   •   February 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Organizers of the Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival (LIBMF) in Pampanga announced thay they have decided to cancel the event this year due to the continued...

PH sends two chartered planes to bring home Filipinos from virus-hit Japan cruise ship

Robie de Guzman   •   February 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Two planes of flag-carrier Philippine Airlines chartered by the government are on its way to Japan to pick up over 400 Filipinos who disembarked from the coronavirus-hit...

Afghanistan confirms first coronavirus case in province bordering Iran

UNTV News   •   February 24, 2020

Afghanistan confirmed its first case of the coronavirus in the western province of Herat on Monday (February 24), declaring a state of emergency in a territory bordering Iran which itself...

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...

Epidemic situation across China shows positive signs: official

UNTV News   •   February 24, 2020

The coronavirus prevention and control work has got phased achievement, and the epidemic situation across the country has shown positive signs, according to the National Health Commission (NHC). NHC spokesman...


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