PCG releases updated master list of overseas Filipinos who tested negative for COVID-19
Marje Pelayo • June 5, 2020 • 4779
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has released an updated master list of returning overseas Filipinos who yielded negative results in the real-time reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test conducted among repatriated Filipinos.
The list includes overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), seafarers, and non-OFWs.
As of 9:13pm on Thursday (June 4), the said master list contains 50,655 names.
A total of 1,554 names were added to the previous batch of 49,101 names listed on Wednesday (June 3) evening, the PCG noted.
To access the updated version of the master list, click this link:
The PCG advised returning overseas Filipinos whose names are included in the master list to coordinate with the agency or the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) personnel at the quarantine facility to process their return to respective localities.
Likewise, returning overseas Filipinos may claim their quarantine clearances at the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) or at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
The Pamantasang Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) will be placed under a two-week lockdown due to the high number of staff that tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
“There are currently four confirmed cases, with two recovered patients and one fatality among employees. There are also three probable and one suspect cases,” PLM President Emmanuel Leyco said in a statement.
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“As a University which produces doctors, nurses and medical professionals, we believe it is necessary to respond to the public health crisis by listening to science and the inputs of medical experts,” Leyco said. AAC
India’s Interior Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday (August 2) that he had tested positive for coronavirus and had been admitted to hospital.
Amit Shah, a close aide to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and one of the country’s most powerful politicians, heads a key ministry that has been at the forefront of managing India’s coronavirus outbreak.
“I request all of you who came in contact with me in the last few days to isolate yourselves and get tested,” Shah said in a tweet.
India has 1,695,988 confirmed cases and 36,511 deaths due to coronavirus as of August 2, according to a Reuters tally. (Reuters)
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte approved on Sunday (August 2) the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to revert the National Capital Region and nearby areas to a much stricter community quarantine.
This is in response to the overwhelming call for a “time out” from the country’s healthcare workers due to the rise in cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection.
Apart from NCR, other areas to be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine include Bulacan and the provinces of Laguna, Cavite, Rizal effective midnight of Tuesday (August 4).
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