Posts Tagged Coronavirus Disease

DOF assures enough funds for free COVID-19 vaccine for 20M Filipinos

Robie de Guzman   •   July 31, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Finance (DOF) assured that the Philippine government has enough funds to purchase millions of doses of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine once it becomes available....

WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

UNTV News   •   July 20, 2020

The World Health Organization has reported a record rise in global coronavirus cases for a second day in a row – with the total increasing by nearly 260,000 in 24...

UN aid chief to G20 nations: ‘step up now or pay the price later’ for COVID

UNTV News   •   July 17, 2020

Coronavirus support to poor countries has been so far “grossly inadequate and that’s dangerously shortsighted,” U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock said on Thursday (July 16) as he asked wealthy countries...

DOH sees clustering of COVID-19 cases in over 400 areas nationwide

Robie de Guzman   •   July 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported it has monitored around 488 clustering of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in different areas in the country. The DOH...

Australia closes state border for first time in 100 years to halt coronavirus

UNTV News   •   July 6, 2020

The border between Australia’s two most populous states will close from Tuesday (July 7) for an indefinite period, Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said on Monday (July 6), following an outbreak...

Fear of new wave of coronavirus infections drives some to flee Beijing

UNTV News   •   June 18, 2020

Travelers, weary of rising COVID-19 infections, departed Beijing on Wednesday (June 17) as authorities ramped up efforts to contain a new outbreak in the Chinese capital. Health officials recorded 31...

193 companies declare permanent closure due to COVID-19 crisis – DOLE

Marje Pelayo   •   June 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines –  Exactly 69,022 employees from more than 2,000 establishments across the country have gone jobless amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis. This, according to the record of the...

Italy lifts national travel ban as pandemic slows down

UNTV News   •   June 4, 2020

ITALY – People in Italy will be allowed to move freely within the country from Wednesday (June 3) as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic slows down. From Wednesday, passengers don’t...

Belmonte urges hospitals to assure safety of health workers

Maris Federez   •   May 14, 2020

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Mayor Joy Belmonte appealed to all Metro Manila hospitals to exert more effort in protecting healthcare workers. The local chief executive’s move was prompted by the...

COVID-19 cases may increase during rainy season — Dr. Leachon

Marje Pelayo   •   May 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — It’s been raining lately and people are asking how would wet weather affect the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. According to COVID-19 Special Medical Adviser to the Inter-Agency...

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