COVID-19 Cases In PH Near 26K Mark

COVID-19 Cases In PH Near 26K Mark

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Tanza Receives School Building From SM

SM Prime, through SM Foundation, formally turned over a two-story, four-classroom school building to Punta Elementary School (PES) in Tanza, Cavite on November 20, 2020

Legislators Take Steps To End Child Marriage In The Philippines

Because of the increasing cases of child marriage in the last 6 months, Philippine legislators have recently united to end child marriage in the country.

Amid Rising Suicides, A Province Acts To Bolster Mental, Emotional Health

Iloilo province’s “Isip Kalasag” initiative aims to combat the rising cases of suicide in Iloilo by “developing, training and capacitating mental health warriors."

World Vision Relief Ops To Cagayan And Isabela Underway

World Vision continues its various relief efforts for communities in Cagayan and Isabela province that have been severely affected the recent typhoons.

The number of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the Philippines has climbed to 25,930 after the Department of Health (DOH) recorded 539 new cases Sunday.

The new cases account for 366 “fresh” test results or those reported within the last three days and 173 late cases or backlogs validated only recently.

Of the overall tally, 248 are new recoveries raising the number to 5,954.

Meanwhile, total deaths climbed to 1,088 with 14 new fatalities.

President Rodrigo Duterte earlier floated three options for the new quarantine classification to be implemented over Metro Manila and Cebu by June 16.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte could retain the general community quarantine (GCQ) classification in both areas, place them in the least strict modified GCQ (MGCQ), or return them to more strict modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). (PNA)

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W. Visayas Trade Fair Generates P8.7-M In Sales

Despite the ongoing pandemic, DTI’s annual five-day trade fair generated an initial sale of P8.7 million.

Hontiveros To PhilHealth: Remove ‘Expiration Date’ For Expanded Free Dialysis Sessions

Senator Risa Hontiveros urged the PhilHealth to institutionalize their increased coverage of free 144-dialysis sessions so that more can avail of the benefit beyond 2020.

Gatchalian Turns Over 2K Sacks Of Rice To Isabela

Sen. Win Gatchalian led the formal turn-over of 2,000 sacks of rice worth PHP4 million from the Valenzuela City government to different towns in Luzon affected by the floods.

Children Speak Out Against Violence During COVID-19

More than 100 child participants across East Asia participated in the discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on Asia’s most vulnerable girls and boys.

Iloilo’s Cleanup Bid To Boost Gov’t Road Clearing Program

Expect a cleaner Iloilo with the implementation of the “Limpyo Dalanun” program which will focus on cleaning the roads of Iloilo.

SMC To Open 100 Add’l RFID Installation Sites In North And South To Meet Surge In Demand

To accomodate the increased number of motorists wanting to avail of the free RFID stickers, SMC is putting up 100 additional RFID installation sites!

Go Gives Aid To Displaced Workers From Education Sector

A total of 350 beneficiaries were given meals, food packs, vitamins, masks, and face shields during the activity held at the Kartilya ng Katipunan in Manila City on November 18.

Globe Encourages Rainforestation To Combat Adverse Effects Of Climate Change

Together with its customers and partners, Globe has raised Php 14.8 million equivalent to 148 hectares of reforestation sites in several areas in Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur.

Globe Launches Financial Care Program For Postpaid Customers

Despite the financial challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, customers can still remain connected with Globe’s financial care program.

Davao City To Improve Covid-19 Holding, Isolation Areas

Davao city government aims to further improve the holding and isolation facilities within the Southern Philippines Medical Center by adding more isolation facilities and holding areas for COVID-19 patients.