Health authorities on Thursday (March 12) have now put a person who was confirmed to be positive of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after confinement at a local hospital on isolation.
Davao City Mayor and Presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio has placed herself under quarantine as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), her office reported on Thursday, March 12.
Schools in Davao City did not wait for a confirmation of COVID-19 cases in Davao City, as they suspended classes and postponed graduation ceremonies as a preventive measure.
President Duterte has signed on Sunday, March 8, Proclamation No.922 declaring a state of Public Health Emergency nationwide following the confirmation of local transmission of coronavirus disease in the Philippines.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) in China that spread all over the world has played a factor in the delay of the shipment of the remaining 2,000 metric tons of trash back to South Korea, the Bureau of Customs in Northern Mindanao (BOC-10) said Wednesday.
Only one person left is being monitored for possible infection for COVID-19 (corona virus disease 2019) in the Davao region, the Department of Health (DOH)-Region 11 said on Monday (Feb. 17).
The University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao has postponed all of the events related to its 25th founding anniversary this month.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio announced on Monday the cancellation of the 83rd Araw ng Dabaw following novel Coronavirus scare.
After the Camiguin provincial government required local and foreign tourists to disclose their travel history before they are allowed to enter the island-province, it has now temporarily restricted the entry of visitors who have been to China and other countries hit by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
The regional head of the Department of Health has asked the public to stay calm as there has been no case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) detected on the island so far.