BREAKING: Number of COVID-19 cases in PH nears 5,000 mark

Darryl John Esguerra 04/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ total COVID-19 cases neared the 5,000 mark as the Department of Health (DOH) reported 284 new cases on Monday, bringing the country’s total of confirmed cases of infection to 4,932. The total…

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in PH breach 4,000 mark; now at 4,076

Daphne Galvez 04/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — With 206 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) recorded on Thursday, the total has surpassed the 4,000 mark at 4,076. Meanwhile, more than 200 COVID-19 patients have died of the disease…

COVID-19 cases in PH now at 3,660; death toll at 163

Daphne Galvez 04/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Four hundred and fourteen more individuals have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. This brought the total of confirmed cases in the country…

PH gov’t to launch contact tracing app for COVID-19 cases

Miguel R. Camus 04/06/2020

MANILA — The Philippine government is beginning the testing of a new contact tracing smartphone app to aid its fight against the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). National Privacy Commission (NPC) chair Raymund Liboro told the Inquirer Sunday…

Masks now a must as PH virus deaths top 100

Darryl John Esguerra 04/03/2020

The government on Thursday made the wearing of masks in public mandatory as the Department of Health (DOH), ramping up its testing for the new coronavirus, reported 322 new cases of COVID-19. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, spokesperson…

Medical experts from China to arrive in PH over the weekend — embassy

Christia Marie Ramos 04/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Twelve medical experts from China are set to arrive in the Philippines over the weekend to assist the government in responding to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, the Chinese Embassy in…

COVID-19 cases in PH: 707 with 45 deaths

Daphne Galvez 03/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Seventy-one new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded by the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, raising the total to 707. The death toll also climbed to 45, with seven new…

PH receives 3,000 COVID-19 test kits from Singapore

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government on Tuesday received 3,000 diagnostic test kits for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from Singapore. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said that he received the test kits as well as a…

Coronavirus cases in PH jump to 552; 2 more deaths recorded

Cathrine Gonzales 03/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 51 more cases of the coronavirus disease in the country as well as two more deaths as of Tuesday afternoon. This brings the total number of confirmed…

BREAKING: DOH: 462 people now infected with COVID-19 in PH

Daphne Galvez 03/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of people found positive for COVID-19 in the country has increased to 462, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday afternoon. The latest DOH data is 82 cases more than the…

Capital Economics: PH economy to contract in Q2-Q3

Ben O. de Vera 03/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines – London-based Capital Economics expects the Philippines’ economy to contract during the third and fourth quarters amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Capital Economics Asia economist Alex Holmes told the Inquirer last Friday that…

PH barring foreigners; DFA says no exceptions

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 03/20/2020

In another move by the government to control the spread of the new coronavirus in the Philippines, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. announced on Twitter that all foreigners—with “no exceptions”—would be barred from entering the country on…

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