Posts Tagged Department of Health

Filipinos aboard quarantined ship in Japan to be repatriated on Feb. 23 – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   February 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship being quarantined due to cases of coronavirus among its passengers in Yokohama, Japan will be repatriated by the Philippine government...

PUV operators ask LTFRB to remove P5,000 penalty vs drivers for not wearing facemasks while on duty

Maris Federez   •   February 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila jeepney operators asked the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to remove the P5,000.00 fine being imposed on public utility vehicles (PUV) drivers for...

MCGI receives highest recognition in Dugong Bayani Awards 2019

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 14, 2020

The Members, Church of God International (MCGI) received the highest recognition at the Dugong Bayani Awards 2019 of the Philippine Blood Center and the Department of Health (DOH). For the...

DOLE urges DOH to lift travel ban to Taiwan

Robie de Guzman   •   February 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday said it has requested the Department of Health (DOH) to lift the travel ban for overseas Filipino workers...

Filipino crew in Japan cruise ship who tested positive of COVID-19 now in stable condition

Maris Federez   •   February 12, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of passengers in the Diamond Princess cruise ship that is now docked in Yokohama, Japan who tested positive of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has reached...

Another patient suspected of nCoV in PH dies of pneumonia – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   February 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – One of the individuals tagged as persons under investigation (PUI) for possible novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection died on Thursday, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. In...

Dubai denies report that Filipino worker died of coronavirus

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 7, 2020

The Dubai Media Office has denied claims made by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III that a Filipina had died due to coronavirus. The media office...

Filipinos repatriated from virus-hit China to be quarantined at New Clark City – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   February 6, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos who will be repatriated this week from China’s Hubei province, which was hit by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) will be quarantined at the New Clark City...

PNP to conduct contact tracing of passengers in flights with nCoV-positive Chinese couple within 48 hours

Maris Federez   •   February 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has coordinated with the Philippine National Police (PNP) to seek assistance in tracing the passengers who have come in contact with the...

DOH readies Nueva Ecija rehab camp section to be used as possible nCoV quarantine zone

Robie de Guzman   •   February 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A section of the Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center inside Fort Ramon Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija is now being readied as a possible quarantine area for...


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