Cagayan de Oro Representative Rufus Rodriguez urged lawmakers to hold a “virtual session” to discuss legislative measures to restrain the spread of Covid-19 in the country.
The Davao Region recorded its first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); a 21-year-old woman who traveled from the United Kingdom.
The patient positive with the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) who died Friday (Mar. 13) night will be buried sans the traditional method used by Muslims, the Department of Health Regional Office (DOH-10) said Saturday (Mar. 14).
As Metro Manila prepares for a lockdown amid the threat of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has once again criticized the government over what it perceived as another effort of the Duterte administration to repress the rights of Filipinos.
Using a thermal scanner, medical personnel from the Department of Health-10 (DOH-10) check the temperature of arriving passengers at the Laguindingan Airport Wednesday (March 11), in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The DOH-10 has confirmed Thursday that a patient now confined at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center has tested positive for the coronavirus. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
An airplane passenger was put under quarantine after registering a higher-than-normal temperature upon arrival at the Laguindingan Airport in the afternoon of Tuesday (March 10), the Department of Health-10 (DOH-10) has confirmed Thursday.
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.