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DoH: Brace for spike in Covid cases over delayed validations

ONE thousand fourty-six cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) were reported in the country on Friday, bringing the count to 16,634 from Thursday’s 15,588, the Department of Health (DoH) said. This was the biggest increase in the number of cases recorded and the first time that it breached 1,000 since the pandemic began in […].....»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netMay 30th, 2020

Sudden COVID-19 cases spike due to increased testing capacity

  BY ARGYLL CYRUS B. GEDUCOS   *   Malacañang explained on Thursday that the country breaching the 50,000-mark on confirmed COVID-19 cases was due to the government’s increased capability to test patients. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque asserted this after the Department of Health (DoH) reported on Wednesday that the number of COVID-19 cases in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 9th, 2020

Mixed results for TDF

Term deposits fetched mixed results yesterday as rates for the seven-day tenor eased further, while that of 14- and 28-day tenors rose slightly amid the spike in COVID-19 confirmed cases, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2020

COVID spike due to community transmission – DOH

Community transmission is now primarily driving the increase in coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases in the country, the Department of Health said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2020

Market rises slightly; PLDT climbs

Share prices rose slightly Wednesday on select buying despite a spike in local COVID-19 cases and with some investors staying on the sidelines......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 8th, 2020

Public Should Not Be Alarmed by Jump in Covid-19 Cases

Malacañang urged the public not to be frightened by the report that the country has recorded the highest single-day spike in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the country at 2,434 which raises the total number of cases to 44,254 as of Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said while the Palace is “saddened” by the jump […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 8th, 2020

Taguig posts biggest one-day spike in COVID infections

Taguig recorded 112 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 on Sunday, the highest since the city registered its first COVID-19 infection in March......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

Cebu hospitals reach critical level& mdash;DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) is finding ways to help hospitals in Cebu province as several of these are reaching “critical level” amid the spike in COVID-19 cases there......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2020

ONE champ Aung La N Sang tests positive for COVID-19

Two-division ONE World Champion Aung La N Sang revealed on his Instagram account Friday morning that he has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.          View this post on Instagram                   Dear family and friends, I got tested for covid-19 on Monday and the result came back today and I am positive. So my family and I will be quarantining ourselves for the next 14 days. I had a slight fever, congestion, body ache and fatigue on the first two days. Besides that I am blessed that my whole family is doing well. We are really in this together and we will get over this. A post shared by Aung La Nsang (@aunglansang) on Jul 2, 2020 at 2:21pm PDT “I got tested for COVID-19 on Monday and the result came back today and I am positive,” wrote ONE Championship’s reigning middleweight and light heavyweight titleholder. “So my family and I will be quarantining ourselves for the next 14 days.” “I had a slight fever, congestion, body ache and fatigue on the first two days. Besides that, I am blessed that my whole family is doing well. We are really in this together and we will get over this,” Aung La N Sang continued.  The 35-year old was born in Myanmar, but moved to the United States in 2004. He now lives in Ford Lauderdale, Florida, and trains out of the Sanford MMA stable, formerly known as Hard Knocks 365, under legendary kickboxer and trainer Henri Hooft.  In terms of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Florida recently became the center of a spike in cases. Now, the state currently has 169,000 recorded cases, making them the fifth-highest in the US, just behind New York, California, Texas, and New Jersey.  Aung La N Sang’s most recent appearance in the ONE circle was back in October of 2019, wherein he successfully defended the ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship by knocking out reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon Vera in the second round. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2020

Cebu City posts record spike in COVID cases

Cebu City recorded 353 coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 infections yesterday, the highest reported in the city in a single day......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020

Duque: Spike of Cebu City COVID-19 Cases not ‘Second Wave’

The sudden spike of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City is not yet considered “second wave”, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said at a meeting on Tuesday. He further stressed that what the city is experiencing is a “pandemic wave”. “We do not consider the reason for the imposition […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Overconfidence, complacency led to spike in COVID-19 cases in Cebu – Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — Too much confidence and complacency led to the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Cebu, President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday in his televised speech. “But really, the danger is there. It’s up to you to decide. If you get infected, then I’m sorry,” Duterte said, speaking partly in Filipino. “Those […] The post Overconfidence, complacency led to spike in COVID-19 cases in Cebu – Duterte appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Spike in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City

Spike in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2020

Palace takes second look at LSI policy

The spike of COVID-19 cases in Eastern Visayas and Lanao del Norte has prompted Malacañang to review its policy on locally stranded individuals (LSI), according to presidential spokesman Harry Roque. Roque said the government is drafting policy for LSI because existing protocols are only for returning overseas foreign workers and overseas Filipinos workers (OFW). He […] The post Palace takes second look at LSI policy appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 21st, 2020

Covid-19 cases shut down MLB, NHL facilities

Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies have closed their Florida training base after eight COVID-19 positives and multiple reports say MLB’s Toronto Blue Jays and the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning also shuttered training facilities. Friday’s moves came as state officials announced a record one-day spike of COVID-19 cases, with nearly 4,000 new record infections in Florida. […] The post Covid-19 cases shut down MLB, NHL facilities appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 20th, 2020

PNP to send 100 cops to augment Cebu City ECQ

The Philippine National Police is fielding a 100-strong police augmentation force to Central Visayas in support of ongoing operations to enforce the Enhanced Community Quarantine in the region particularly in Metro Cebu where a spike in COVID-19 cases was recorded recently by DOH......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

CAR posts spike in COVID cases

The provincial government of Mt. Province has intensified its watch against the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 after the cases increased in six provinces in the Cordilleras......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

Hospital Chief Decries Blame for Covid-19 Spike

The chief of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center–Subnational Laboratory here on Tuesday said medical staff should not be blamed for the rise in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the village of Sambag 2. Dr. Gerardo Aquino Jr., VSMMC-SNL medical director, in a statement from the Office of the Presidential Assistant […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 10th, 2020

Galvez: Spike in infected OFWs seen, may become part of 2nd wave

  The ongoing repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) may lead to a spike in new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the county and may end up in a second wave of the pandemic, the chief implementer of the ad hoc agency tasked with containing the spread of the virus warned on Friday. “What we’re […] The post Galvez: Spike in infected OFWs seen, may become part of 2nd wave appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

2 Batangas barangays under hard lockdown for COVID-19

Mayor Beverly Dimacuha has issued on Friday Executive Order 25, placing Barangays Cuta and Malitam under a 48-hour hard lockdown, following a sudden spike of COVID-19 cases these past days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Palace sees spike in COVID-19 cases

Malacañang is expecting a spike in coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases because of the failure of some people to observe physical distancing in malls over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2020