Posts Tagged novel coronavirus disease

COVID-19 cases in PHL breach 18,000; New cases mostly from Metro Manila – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   June 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The total number of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in the country have climbed to 18,086 with 862 new cases reported on Sunday, the Department of Health...

Mayor Isko’s offer to all LGUs: free use of Manila’s online tax payment system

Maris Federez   •   May 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has offered the city’s online tax payment system to all local government units in the country for free. A media advisory released...

Brazil overtakes Spain, Italy in COVID-19 confirmed cases

UNTV News   •   May 18, 2020

Brazil’s confirmed COVID-19 cases had exceeded 230,000 as of Saturday local time, surpassing the numbers in Spain and Italy and making the country’s outbreak the fourth largest in the world,...

Senate staff first found positive in rapid test turns out negative for COVID-19 – Sotto

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – One of the 18 employees who tested positive during the rapid antibody tests conducted in the Senate on Monday turned out negative for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zambo City soars to 59

Maris Federez   •   May 3, 2020

Zamboanga City, Philippines — The city’s task force on COVID-19 has recorded 29 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, based on the results of the latest batch of...

DOH drops PUM, PUI; issues new classifications of COVID-19 patients

Robie de Guzman   •   April 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) will no longer use the classifications, “Patient Under Investigation (PUI)” and “Person Under Monitoring (PUM)” for persons being checked for novel coronavirus...

Spain still faces difficult time despite hopeful signs

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

Spain still faces a difficult time in curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), despite hopeful signs, the country’s Health Minister Salvador Illa said. Spain’s health ministry reported...

PH gov’t eyes ships, hotels as COVID-19 quarantine areas

Robie de Guzman   •   March 31, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is eyeing to transform hotels and maritime vessels into quarantine facilities for people infected with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Inter-Agency Task Force for the...

WHO urges countries to use “second window of opportunity” to stop COVID-19 transmission

UNTV News   •   March 26, 2020

The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday urged all countries to use the “second window of opportunity” to suppress and stop the transmission of the coronavirus disease...

“Door-to-door” testing helped China control epidemic, says expert

UNTV News   •   March 26, 2020

As much of the world goes into tighter coronavirus-induced lockdown, China, where the virus outbreak was first reported, is doing the opposite in many areas. Hubei province, the epicentre of...

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