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Quezon City suspends 'bike helmet' policy 

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Bicycle riders in Quezon City welcomed the suspension by the city government of an ordinance requiring a biker to wear a helmet or else be slapped with a fine, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Mayor Joy Belmonte said they will i...

Covid-19 reproduction in Quezon City drops to 6-week low

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The Quezon City coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reproduction number fell to its lowest in six weeks. According to OCTA Research, the city’s reproduction number, which shows how contagious an infectious disease is or the number of people who can...

Sarah Lim

Isko wants anti-leftist tarps removed in Manila 

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno ordered the removal of the tarpaulins declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines, as well as the New People's Army and the National Democratic Front, as persona non grata in the National Capital Region, according to a report by GMA News. According to the Manila Pu...

IATF to decide on easing GCQ in Metro Manila

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Metro Manila mayors want to keep the region under general community quarantine (GCQ) for the rest of the year, but the government said a shift to a less stringent modified enhanced community quarantine (MGCQ) is still possible with a decrease in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases, according t...

VCO shows potential vs. COVID-19

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Experiments have found that compounds from coconut oil and virgin coconut oil (VCO) decreased coronavirus count by 60 percent to 90 percent at low viral load, according to the Department of Science and Technology in  a report by GMA News. This was one of the findings of a study, funded by the ...

QC taps citizens in reporting erring establishments 

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To avoid a spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with the impending opening of the economy and enforcement of relaxed quarantine guidelines, the Quezon City government plans to elicit the cooperation of its citizens in reporting establishments that violate minimum health standards. Mayor Bel...

QC to open dialysis center for COVID-19 patients 

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Quezon City unveils its first dialysis center dedicated solely for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients at the Quezon City General Hospital and Medical Center (QCGHMC). The center is housed at the ground floor of the QCGHMC Extension Facility where four machines are available for COVID-19 p...

PNP asked to consult LGUs on travel protocols 

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The Joint Task Force Covid Shield ordered all police commanders to coordinate with local government units (LGUs) regarding travel protocols as the country gradually reopens the economy, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a press statement, task force commander Lt. Gen. Guiller...

Gov’t to lift testing requirement for OFWs

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The government plans to allow returning overseas Filipino workers from countries with a low prevalence of coronavirus disease to go back promptly to their provinces without undergoing a swab test, provided they complete a two-week quarantine, a Department of Health official said in a report by CNN P...

La Mesa pumping station undergoes maintenance

chrome_reader_modeOctober 17, 2020 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

Some areas in Caloocan City and Quezon City will experience water service interruption this Saturday due to a maintenance activity at the La Mesa Pumping Station, Maynilad Water Services Inc. announced. In an advisory, Maynilad said portions of Barangays 168, 170 to 174 and 176 to 178 in Caloocan C...

PCG returns to manual processing of swab results 

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Returning overseas Filipino workers (OFW) would have to wait a little longer before they can receive the result of their reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test as the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) returned to a slower manual “pre-processing” of swab samples, ac...

Ofel to exit PAR Friday 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 16, 2020 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

Tropical Depression Ofel was on course to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), according to PAGASA in a report by GMA News. In its 11 p.m. severe weather bulletin, the weather agency said Ofel is forecast continue moving generally westward over the West Philippine Sea in the next 24 ho...

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