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The advisory followed Pres. Rodrigo Duterte's announcement that Metro Manila will be put on community quarantine.
The number coding scheme in Metro Manila has been suspended starting today, March 13, "until further notice," according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) spokesperson Celine Pialago. According to Inquirer, the spokesperson made the announcement through a text message this morning. Applying
This is an *important* question that came up after the president's speech.
How will the Metro Manila community quarantine, which starts on March 15, affect workers who live outside the metro? Cabinet members have different answers to one of the questions that came up after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation last night, March
The couple made the decision amid COVID-19 concerns.
Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez have decided to postpone their much-anticipated wedding amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) concerns. According to reports, they were supposed to tie the knot tomorrow, March 14, in Manila.On Instagram, the couple posted the same photo
The 'community quarantine' will take effect from March 15 to April 14.
Updated On March 13, 2020 (10:00 a.m.)President Rodrigo Duterte has shared guidelines for the government's response with the number of coronavirus disease or COVID-19 cases rising in the Philippines.In a press briefing on March 12,
It's their way of aiding social distancing efforts.
Ride-hailing app Grab will be suspending its GrabShare services amid rising cases of coronavirus disease or COVID-19.The suspension takes effect on March 13, Friday, 12 noon in Metro Manila and Cebu. "To aid in the social distancing prescribed by
DOH has not yet disclosed additional details on the new confirmed cases.
The number of confirmed coronavirus disease or COVID-19 cases in the Philippines continues to rise. On March 12, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed three new cases of the disease, bringing the total to 52. The health bureau has not yet
They got tested after experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus disease in Australia.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are the first Hollywood celebrities to reveal that they tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In an Instagram post today, March 12, Tom said they got tested after experiencing symptoms of the virus in Australia. "
A pandemic is described as the 'worldwide spread of a new disease.'
With the rising number of cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a pandemic yesterday, March 11, according to Time. A pandemic is described as the "worldwide spread of a new disease." Time
It's an 'option' that a task force is studying at the moment.
Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, a four-day workweek in certain government offices is an "option" that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease is looking into. Cabinet Sec. Karlo Nograles said it's one
It's one of the latest events affected by the coronavirus disease outbreak.
As events around the world are postponed or canceled amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, Coachella announced that the music festival will be moved from April to October this year. The new dates are October 9 to 11 and October 16
It's another tour affected by the threat of COVID-19.
Due to the threat of coronavirus disease or COVID-19, the Manila leg of K-pop group Stray Kids' District 9: Unlock world tour has been rescheduled from April to June.Concert organizer PULP Live World made the announcement on its
The test kits will help in the immediate diagnosis and monitoring of patients.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of COVID-19 test kits developed by local scientists from the University of the Philippines-National Institute of Health (UPNIH)."The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a Certificate of Exemption
The city also suspended the CARAA Games and the popular night market.
After moving the Panagbenga Festival from February to March, Baguio has "completely" canceled the yearly event due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. Mayor Benjamin Magalong made the announcement hours after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of public health emergency
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has also signed a proclamation declaring a state of public health emergency.
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte announced that classes in all levels in Metro Manila are suspended from March 10 to 14, according to CNN Philippines. He made the announcement last night, March 9, amid the rising number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-
'Kaya natin 'to'
Amid rising fears surrounding the threat of coronavirus disease or COVID-19, Heart Evangelista showed just how much she loves her pets.Heart tweeted a photo of her dog Panda wearing a face mask."Kaya natin 'to," read Heart's
The employee is currently receiving treatment and tests in a hospital.
A BGC-based firm announced that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 through a Facebook post on March 7, 2020. Consulting firm Deloitte Philippines said, "the colleague is currently in [a] hospital receiving treatment and further tests."The company
It's so catchy it's now a hit TikTok dance challenge!
There's a TikTok dance challenge that's all the rage now in Vietnam, and it's not the usual kind you'll see on your feed.Choreographer, pianist, and actor Quang Dang actually got so inspired by
They are currently under evaluation at a Pampanga hospital.
Three Filipinos among those under quarantine at New Clark City are under observation after exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus disease or COVID-19.In an interview with CNN Philippines, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III shared that the three were brought
He believes the virus will 'ultimately not be containable.'
Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiology professor at Harvard, has made some predictions with regard to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease or COVID-19.In an interview with The Atlantic, Lipsitch pointed out how the virus will "ultimately not be containable." He estimates
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