Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Pfizer vax allotted to LGUs with storage, handling capabilities

THE NATIONAL  government will allocate Pfizer coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines to local government units (LGUs) that are capable of properly handling the sensitive jabs, a National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) official said..

PRRD reminds pantry organizers to follow protocols

PRESIDENT RODRIGO  Duterte on Monday urged anew organizers of community pantries and other food distribution activities to comply with Covid-19 health protocols to prevent superspreader events amid the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Public demand for Sinovac's CoronaVac vax increasing

THE PUBLIC  demand for China-made CoronoVac vaccines produced by Sinovac company is increasing in the Philippines, National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Monday.   

DA forges deal with Korea to upgrade livestock industry

THE ECONOMIC  Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) of South Korea and the Department of Agriculture (DA) have collaborated on a study to improve the Philippines’ swine industry through a USD1.2-million project. 

NCR Plus remain under GCQ until June 30

THE NATIONAL  Capital Region (NCR) Plus, composed of Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, and Cavite, will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) until the end of June, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Monday.  

Arrest travelers presenting fake Covid-19 tests

PRESIDENT RODDRIGO  Duterte on Monday directed the Philippine National Police (PNP), Department of Tourism, and all local government units to enforce stringent compliance of protocols for local tourism and arrest those who present fake negative Covid-19 test results.

Court stenographer dismissed for fake CSC credential

THE SUPREME  Court (SC) ordered the dismissal of a stenographer after the Civil Service Commission (CSC) concluded that another person took the examination on his behalf.   

Eleazar gets 1st jab as PNP rolls out vaccination

PHILIPPINE NATONAL  Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday took the first coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine for the police force's A4 priority group.

GenSan doc advises early reporting of Covid-19 symptoms

THE CITY  government advised the immediate reporting and consultation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) symptoms for early diagnosis and treatment.

Japan to donate AstraZeneca jabs to PH

THE JAPANESE  government will donate doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to the Philippines, Japan Ambassador to Manila Koshikawa Kazuhiko said Tuesday. 

Recovery seen with gradual lifting of restrictions, vax rollout

THE GRADUAL  lifting of quarantine restrictions and continuous vaccination rollout will help the Philippine economy recover by 6 to 7 percent in 2021 and return to pre-pandemic levels by 2022, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said Tuesday.

Monday, June 14, 2021

21 miyembro ng NPA sumuko sa militar

DALAWANGPU'T  ISANG  miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA) na nag-ooperate sa probinsya ng Sultan Kudarat ang nagbalik-loob sa pamahalaan nitong Martes.

DOH, WHO say PH polio outbreak 'officially over'

THE DEPARTMENT  of Health (DOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday declared that the polio outbreak in the Philippines has officially ended.  

COVAX welcomes G7 commitment to share 870M vaccine doses

PARTNERS FOR the COVAX initiative on Sunday welcomed a commitment by G7 countries to share at least 870 million doses, but the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said more doses are needed with faster delivery.

Worldwide Covid-19 infection tally exceeds 175 million

THE NUMBER of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection worldwide has surpassed 175 million, increasing by more than 387,000 over the past 24 hours.

10% of target population vaccinated vs. Covid-19

ABOUT 10 percent of the target population for the country to achieve population protection have already been inoculated against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), a health official said Monday.

2 Chinese nabbed, P1-B shabu seized

TWO SEPARATE anti-drug operations in Cavite and ParaƱaque City resulted in the arrest of two Chinese nationals and confiscation of more than PHP1.054 billion worth of shabu, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Monday.