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DOH reports 97 more Delta variant cases 

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The Department of Health has detected 97 additional cases of the more contagious Delta variant, 88 of which are local cases, according to a report by CNN Philippines. Of the newly reported cases, 94 have recovered while 3 have died. The DOH said tw...

CTA dismisses PAL's petition for excise tax refund 

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The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has turned down a petition for review filed by Philippine Airlines (PAL), which sought a refund of PHP4.49 million in excise taxes for the importation of various liquors and wines as part of its in-flight and commissary...

Southwest monsoon continues to bring rain 

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Rains and the possibility of flooding and rain-induced landslides will continue to prevail across Luzon due to the southwest monsoon, the weather bureau said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Ilocos Region, Benguet, Abra, Zambales, Bataan,...

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UK donates 415,040 AstraZeneca vaccines 

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The Philippines on Monday afternoon, August 2, received 415,040 doses of Oxforld-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines donated by the British government. This latest shipment is part of the 100 million vaccine doses the United Kingdom pledged to deploy to countries around the world, bilaterally and through...

DOH reports 8,167 new infections on Aug. 2

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The country’s total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has reached 1,515,054 after 9,095 new recoveries were reported on Monday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In the latest case bulletin of the Department of Health (DOH), the accumulated reco...

Manila eyes 24/7 vaccination 

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The city government of Manila is intensifying its coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination by going 24/7 soon, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The city government is now looking for volunteers to be deployed in vaccination sites -- doctors, nurses, dentists, midwives, m...

Meralco freezes disconnection activities

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The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said on Tuesday that it is again suspending disconnection activities in  the Province of Laguna beginning August 1 to 15 and the National Capital Region (NCR) from August 6 to  20, 2021. The announcement came after the Government placed NCR on ECQ from Aug...

Long lines expected at NCR borders 

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Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar appealed for patience among motorists as long lines of vehicles are expected at quarantine control points as the National Capital Region (NCR) is placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) anew starting August 6 to arrest the spread...

PLDT Enterprise powers #PASIG hotline

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Complementing the initiatives of local government units (LGUs) in fortifying digital technology to manage the pandemic, PLDT Enterprise announced its partnership with the City of Pasig that will extensively interconnect the city and aid in its COVID-19 response initiatives with digital services in a...

PH registers 8,562 new Covid cases on July 30

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The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported 2,854 new recoveries from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the country’s total to 1,491,182, according to a report by  Philippine News Agency. In its latest Covid-19 bulletin, the DOH said this translates to a 94.3 percent re...

Pateros re-imposes liquor ban 

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Pateros Mayor Miguel “Ike” Ponce III announced Friday that a total liquor ban will be imposed in the entire municipality starting Saturday as the number of new daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases sharply increased, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. “I will issue an ...

Covid-19 positivity rate hits 16.2%

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The country's COVID-19 positivity rate or percentage of people who tested positive climbed to 16.2% on Thursday — the highest in three months, the Department of Health said in a report by CNN Philippines. It's the highest since April 29 when the figure was at 16.3%. The rate is c...

Manila prepares for possible lockdown 

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As the country anticipates a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases due to the more infectious Delta variant, the capital city of Manila is gearing up for a possible lockdown, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Of the 25 Delta cases in the National Capital Region conf...

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