Posts Tagged Wuhan City

IATF still studying repatriation of OFWs in Macau, South Korea due to COVID-19 threat

Maris Federez   •   February 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has yet to come up with a decision as to whether they will also conduct repatriation...

Filipino crew in Japan cruise ship who tested positive of COVID-19 now in stable condition

Maris Federez   •   February 12, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of passengers in the Diamond Princess cruise ship that is now docked in Yokohama, Japan who tested positive of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has reached...

DFA begins repatriation of Filipinos in Wuhan City, Hubei province

Marje Pelayo   •   January 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is readying the repatriation of Filipinos in Wuhan City, the epicenter of novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV), and those in other cities...

Malacañang admits lockdown in Wuhan City makes repatriation of Filipinos difficult

Maris Federez   •   January 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration admits that the lockdown of Wuhan City in China will make the repatriation of Filipinos difficult. Along with the lockdown are the travel restrictions...

Gov’t mulls repatriating Filipinos in China amid nCoV scare

Marje Pelayo   •   January 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The government has activated the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease to address potential threats of novel coronavirus to Filipino citizens especially those in and near...

China reports nCoV death toll at 106, confirmed cases at 4,515

Marje Pelayo   •   January 28, 2020

China’s National Health Commission (NHC) on Tuesday (January 28) reported that confirmed cases of novel coronavirus across the infected region have increased to 4,515 from only 1,975 on Monday. Overnight,...

PH halts ‘visa upon arrival’ for Chinese nationals amid threats of novel coronavirus

Marje Pelayo   •   January 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Chinese nationals cannot enter the Philippines as easily as before following the issuance of a new immigration order which temporarily suspends ‘visa upon arrival’ (VUA) facility in...

PH officials reaching out to Filipinos in virus-stricken Hubei province

Marje Pelayo   •   January 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine officials in China are closely coordinating with the Filipinos in China especially those stranded in cities locked down due to the outbreak of novel Coronavirus. In...

China confirms 830 novel coronavirus cases, 25 deaths

UNTV News   •   January 24, 2020

The death toll from China’s new coronavirus has risen to 25, and the number confirmed cases in the Asian country to 830, the National Health Commission reported Friday. At midnight...

Still no confirmed case of novel coronavirus yet in PH – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   January 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has yet to receive results of the test on a Chinese boy’s blood samples sent to Australia after he was confined for...


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