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South Cotabato tightens border control amid COVID-19 Delta variant threat

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 02 August) – The provincial government of South Cotabato has intensified control measures in its borders in the wake of the threats posed by the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Delta variant. South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. directed the move on Monday through Executive Order (EO) No. […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsAug 6th, 2021

South Cotabato intensifies border control

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. announced that the provincial government has intensified its control measures in its borders in the wake of the threats posed by the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Delta variant. Tamayo issued Executive Order (EO) 30, which extended the implementation of general community quarantine in the […] The post South Cotabato intensifies border control appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Basulta police ordered: Beef up border control amid threat of Delta variant

"The Delta variant [is] a serious problem now in our neighboring country Indonesia," Eleazar said in Filipino. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Stricter border control sought vs COVID-19 variants

The National Institutes of Health-University of the Philippines yesterday underscored the need to implement stricter border control amid the threats of the Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2021

Ilocos tightens border protocols to prevent entry of Omicron

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan - The Department of Health Center for Health Development in Ilocos Region (DOH-CHD-1) remains vigilant against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Omicron sub-variant despite zero cases in the region as of Thursday."We are strengthening border control protocols in c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022

Vehicle sales up 4.7% in July

Local car and truck assemblers registered higher sales last month but expect a slowdown this month amid the stricter quarantine measures imposed due to the threat of the COVID Delta variant......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Travel ban on 10 countries extended

President Duterte has extended until the end of the month the travel ban for inbound travelers from 10 countries as part of border control measures against the more contagious Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

17th Cinemalaya filmfest kicks off amid pandemic lockdown

Amid the continuing threat of the COVID-19 Delta variant and the imposition of the Enhanced Community Quarantine in Metro Manila anew, the annual Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival has been formally opened on Friday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

PNP, NBI, DTI to probe Cebu oxygen hoarding

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar ordered yesterday an investigation into alleged hoarding of oxygen tanks and other medical supplies amid the threat posed by the highly infectious Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

NBI to help PNP, DTI probe into possible hoarding of oxygen tanks, medical supplies

The National Bureau of Investigation will help in government probe into possible hoarding of oxygen tanks and medical supplies amid the threat of rising COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant of the coronavirus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Jab sites allowed to operate until nighttime

The government will allow vaccination sites in Metro Manila to operate until nighttime during the implementation of enhanced community quarantin, the Department of the Interior and Local Government said yesterday, stressing that the measure is needed to reach the target 250,000 daily vaccinations in the region amid the threat posed by the COVID-19 Delta variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

NCR Plus residents barred to go out of the bubble before ECQ

Metro Manila residents and those in nearby provinces were barred from stepping out of the “NCR Plus” bubble starting Sunday, or a week before the implementation of the government’s strictest lockdown classification amid the threat of the highly contagious Covid-19 Delta variant. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año discouraged individuals residing in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, […] The post NCR Plus residents barred to go out of the bubble before ECQ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Faithful urged: Storm the heavens with prayers vs COVID-19

Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula urged yesterday the Catholic faithful to storm the heavens with prayers to stop the spread of COVID-19, amid the threat of the infectious Delta variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

DOH: Not enough doses for special treatment of vaccinated during ECQ

In a statement, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said vaccination is an “imperative solution” amid the threat of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Manila preparing for hard lockdown

The Manila city government is preparing for a possible hard lockdown amid the threat of the Delta variant of COVID-19, Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

China pledges to donate more COVID-19 vaccines to Philippines

China pledged Thursday that it will donate more COVID-19 vaccines to the Philippines, which will boost Manila’s jab supply amid the threat of the more contagious Delta coronavirus variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Police chief relieved for deploying SONA cops without swab test results

"This should serve as a reminder to all our commanders to exercise prudence and to strictly abide with our existing protocols amid the serious threat of COVID-19, especially with the rising number of infection from the Delta variant," Eleazar said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Duterte mulls closing Phl borders over Delta threat

President Rodrigo Duterte is mulling over the possibility of closing the country’s borders amid the threat of the deadly and highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant. Duterte told CNN Philippines’ Triciah Terada in a five-minute phone interview Thursday night that he would convene the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases and medical experts on Saturday […] The post Duterte mulls closing Phl borders over Delta threat appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Metro Manila, 4 provinces revert to stricter GCQ

Metro Manila and four provinces have reverted to general community quarantine (GCQ) “with heightened restrictions” amid the threat of the more virulent COVID-19 Delta variant, Malacañang said Friday. The capital region, as well as Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Davao del Norte, and Davao de Oro, were placed under the stricter form of GCQ starting Friday, […] The post Metro Manila, 4 provinces revert to stricter GCQ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Over 5 million Pinoys vaccinated vs COVID-19

More than five million Filipinos have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Malacañang said yesterday, as various sectors called for a more aggressive rollout amid the threat posed by the highly transmissible Delta variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Local shares drop as Delta variant brings fresh threat to Philippines

The detection of highly contagious Covid-19 Delta variant in the Philippines sent local shares into a tailspin on Monday, amid growing unease among investors over the virus’ threat to economic recovery......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021