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Task Force readies uniform quarantine rules for barangays

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The Joint Task Force Covid Shield drafted guidelines on the barangay-level implementation of mandatory wearing of face masks and other quarantine rules aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Lt. Gen. Guillermo Ele...

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Pasig hires more than 200 contact tracers 

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Pasig City trained more than 200 contact tracers to ramp up its capability of tracing those exposed to confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). During the period of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Mayor Vico Sotto said personnel o...

DFA chief insists on PH Sabah claim

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Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he would summon the Malaysian Ambassador to the Philippines following a Twitter spat with Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein over Sabah. In a series of tweets, the Filipino top diplomat stres...


DFA suspends consular operations in Metro Manila

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) suspended its consular operations in Metro Manila and nearby areas with the reversion to modified enhanced community quarantine of the National Capital Region and four provinces starting August 4. In a statement, the DFA said operations at the Office of Consu...

Motorcycle back riders face penalties of up to P10,000 

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Violators of the government’s policies on motorcycle back riding will be fined up to P10,000, according to the joint police task force on COVID-19. The government allowed back riding for spouses and cohabiting couples early this month and gave them a three-week grace period or until Friday to...

St. Luke’s closes door on walk-in virus testing

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St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) in Quezon City and Bonifacio Global City in Taguig closed the door on walk-in asymptomatic patients who wish to undergo COVID-19 tests. This is to ensure that we efficiently manage the flow of patients who need to undergo the test and maintain the safety of ou...

Agora Market vendors relocated 

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Mayor Francis Zamora led the opening of the temporary relocation site at the San Juan Plaza earlier today, July 29, for vendors affected by the Agora Market renovation. In his opening speech, Mayor Zamora addressed the vendors and said, “’Pag tapos na ang lahat ng ito, magugulat kayo na...

Duterte set to deliver 5th SONA 

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President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to unveil the economic recovery plan as one of the highlights of his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, as the country continues to grapple with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Duterte would dwell on how his administration would strike the...

21,858 inmates released amid pandemic

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Some 21,858 inmates or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have been released to decongest jail facilities amid the pandemic, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said more than 21,000 PDLs were released from March 17 to July 13 fro...

Manila city engineer recovers from coronavirus

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One of the three “key officials” at the Manila City Hall who tested positive for coronavirus disease-2019 has recovered, according to Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso. Isko identified the recovered official as Manila City Engineer Armand Andres. “I’m ...

Bayanihan 2 law to support health workers

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Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr., chief implementer of the National Task Force (NTF) Against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) said support for the health workers will be sustained under the proposed Bayanihan to Recover As One (Bayanihan 2) Act. In a Laging Handa virtual briefing on Mond...

DOST approves study on rapid antibody tests 

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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) approved a P19.1-million budget for a study on the accuracy of rapid antibody tests in diagnosing the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). This comes as a party-list lawmaker took the Department of Health (DoH) to task over its confusing and alarming ...

ABS-CBN frequencies eyed for distance learning 

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The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) was asked to decide on the proposal to use ABS-CBN Corp.’s television and radio frequencies to ensure effective distance learning amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In an interview with CNN Philippines, Presidential Spokespe...

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