Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

PH COVID-19 Cases Rise By 4,444 To 143,749; Recoveries Almost 69K

PH COVID-19 Cases Rise By 4,444 To 143,749; Recoveries Almost 69K

Spotlight

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 4,444 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 143,749.

The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total Covid-19 tests done by 91 out of 100 operational laboratories.

The majority of the newly announced cases are from the National Capital Region (NCR) with 2,618 cases, Laguna with 233 cases, Cavite with 227 cases, Rizal with 174 cases, and Bulacan with 129 cases. These are currently under the second most stringent modified community quarantine.

It also reported 636 new recoveries and 93 deaths. These figures increased the number of recoveries to 68,997 and the number of deaths to 2,404.

“Of the 4,444 reported cases today, 3,294 cases or 74 percent cases occurred within the recent 14 days (July 30-Aug. 12, 2020) and the top regions with cases from the recent two weeks were from NCR with 1,855 or 57 percent, Region 4A with 580 or 18 percent and Region 3 with 190 or 6 percent. Of the 93 deaths, 13 or 14 percent were in August, 49 or 53 percent were on July, 30 or 32 percent in June, and 1 percent were in May and the deaths were from Region 7 with 67 or 72 percent, NCR with16 or 17 percent, Region 9 with three or 3 percent, Region 6 with two or 2 percent, Region 5 with two or 2 percent, Region 11 with two or 2 percent, and Region 4A with one or 2 percent,” the DOH said.

It added that 231 duplicates were removed from the total case count and of these, nine recovered cases and one death have been removed.

The health department also noted that the country has 72,348 active cases — around 91.3 percent are mild, 7.3 percent are asymptomatic, 0.6 percent are severe, and 0.7 percent are critical patients.

As of Tuesday, the 79 licensed RT-PCR (reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) laboratories and 26 licensed GeneXpert laboratories have already conducted a total of 1,726,148 tests nationwide.

The DOH said it has 17,500 total bed capacity dedicated to Covid-19 patients. Occupied are about 55 percent of 1,500 intensive care unit beds; 49 percent of 11,500 isolation beds; and 51 percent of 4,500 ward beds. (PNA)

Cold Storage Facilities For Covid-19 Vax Adequate: DOH

Alamin kung saan-saang storage facilities sa bansa ang pwedeng paglagyan ng mga Covid-19 vaccines na aprubado ng DOH base sa temperatura.

BFAR-7’s New Reefer Vans To Help Transport Marine Goods

BFAR-7 acquires two refrigerated vans to help transport marine products in the region.

SYKES Asserts BPO Leadership With 3rd Asia Leaders Awards Nod

Congratulation SYKES! SYKES once again bagged the 'BPO Company of the Year Award.'

554 Agusan Sur Residents Get Aid From Go

Some residents affected by Tropical Vicky in Agusan del Sur receive food assistance from Senator Bong Go.

Adjustment On Schedule, Venue Of Voters Registration Proposed

Nakapagparehistro ka na ba para sa Halalan 2022?

Minimum Health Protocol Top Defense Vs. New Covid Variant

'Defenseless,' ganyan inilarawan ni NTF Deputy Chief Implementer Vivencio Dizon ang mga pinoy, kaya mainam pa rin na ipatupad ang strict minimum health protocols sa bansa.

917Ventures, PureGold Offer Same Day Grocery Delivery Via PureGo

No need na mag-grocery sa labas dahil meron ng PureGo Online Grocery! Alamin ang mga exclusive features nito.

BFAR Distributes 19K Milkfish Fry In Bataan

Wow! BFAR's ALPAS program gives 19,000 Bangus fry to help the Bataan fisherfolk ease the impact of the Covid-19 in their place.

Dabawenyos Told To Help Prevent Dengue

The City Health Office (CHO) reminds Dabawenyos to continue doing the “4 0’clock Habit” to prevent the surge of mosquito-borne diseases in their place.

Galvez Sees Vaccine Deal Finalized In 2 Weeks

Dalawang linggo nalang matatanggap na ang Covid-19 vaccines, handa ka na bang magpabakuna? Deal or no deal?

Spotlight

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

Lifestyle

The Life-Long Impact Of Brain Development In A Child’s First 5 Years

Interesting! Let's know how the first five years of a child's brain determines his success in the future.

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Entertainment

Award-Winning Film “Quezon’s Game” To Stream Worldwide On iWantTFC This January 27

Atin 'to! The historical movie "Quezon's Game" finally comes home to the Philippines and streams globally on iWantTFC beginning January 27.

Jamie Lends Her Voice For Inspirational Song “We Give Our Yes”

Diva Jamie Rivera's "We Give Our Yes" is the official song of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines celebration.

“Godzilla Vs. Kong” Official Trailer Promises Battle For The Ages

We surely miss these gigantic scenes. Now "Godzilla vs. Kong," coming soon to Philippine cinemas this year!

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Award-Winning Film “Quezon’s Game” To Stream Worldwide On iWantTFC This January 27

Atin 'to! The historical movie "Quezon's Game" finally comes home to the Philippines and streams globally on iWantTFC beginning January 27.

13 Ilocos Region Bus Routes Resume Operations

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) now resumes point-to-point public transport in 13 modified routes.

Jamie Lends Her Voice For Inspirational Song “We Give Our Yes”

Diva Jamie Rivera's "We Give Our Yes" is the official song of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines celebration.

Borongan City Eyes 90K Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

Borongan Mayor Jose Ivan Dayan Agda said the city plans to purchase the AstraZeneca vaccine, hoping to be included in the second batch of procurement.

IATF To Operationalize Inclusion Of Soldiers, Police’s Families

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured soldiers and police that government will also prioritize their families in the free vaccination drive.

Travel

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Malapit nang magkaroon ng airport sa Bicol!

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

13 Ilocos Region Bus Routes Resume Operations

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) now resumes point-to-point public transport in 13 modified routes.

Over 421K OFWs Served Via ‘Hatid Tulong’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) transports stranded OFWs in Metro Manila back to their provinces by the ‘Hatid Tulong’ government program.

Abalos Asks DPWH To Fix Lights On Major Roads

MMDA chairman Benhur Abalos requested the DPWH to fix street lights on major thoroughfares across the metropolis, citing commuters are in danger.