PH COVID-19 Recoveries Now 310,303

PH COVID-19 Recoveries Now 310,303

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Manila International Auto Show Shifts Its Gears Virtually With Mias Wired This December

Catch your favorite brands and cars at this year’s Manila International Auto Show as they go virtual for the first time!

Need A Fast Connection? No Worries, Grab And Globe At Home Have Got You Covered!

Starting November 24, 2020, customers can conveniently purchase Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi and Xtreme Home Prepaid WiFi devices on GrabMart.

Save The Children PH Lauds Approval Of 2nd Reading Of Bill Raising Statutory Rape Age

Once House Bill 7836 gets the final nod, adults will get penalized if he or she has sexual intercourse with a minor below 16 years of age, even if the child gave consent.

Globe Named As One Of Top 30 ‘Global Rising Star’ Telcos In The World

Globe was recently named as one of the Global Rising Stars at the Opensignal Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2020!

The Department of Health on Monday reported 226 new recovered cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), pushing its overall tally nationwide to 310,303.

In its latest case bulletin, the DOH also logged 2,638 new confirmed cases, bringing the total number of active cases to 42,191.

Of the active cases, about 83.1 percent are mild, 11.3 percent are asymptomatic, 2.1 percent are severe, and 3.6 percent are in critical condition.

The majority of the newly announced cases are from Quezon City with 141, Cavite with 140, Laguna with 128, Batangas with 120, and Rizal with 108 infections.

The DOH also reported 26 deaths, which brings the death toll to 6,675. Of the new deaths, 15 occurred in October, two in September, 5 in August, and four in July.

“Some 87 duplicates were removed from the total case count and 76 of these were recovered cases and three were deaths. Moreover, five cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths after final validation,” the DOH said.

It also noted that the nation’s case fatality rate is 1.86 percent; positivity rate, 9.87 percent; case doubling time, 12.35; and mortality doubling time, 17.47.

As of Sunday, the 112 licensed reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) laboratories and 35 licensed GeneXpert laboratories have conducted a total of 4,136,389 tests nationwide.

DOH said it has 20,800 total bed capacity dedicated to Covid-19 patients.

Occupied are about 46 percent of 1,900 intensive care unit beds; 42 percent of 13,300 isolation beds; and 42 percent of 5,600 ward beds.

About 22 percent of 2,000 ventilators are in use. (PNA)

Visayas State U Sets ‘Wellness’ Week For Students, Faculty

Do you think other universities should also have a “wellness” week?

P40-M Sports Complex To Rise In Bulacan Town

A PHP40-million sports complex with state-of-the-art amenities will soon rise in Bulacan!

All Expressways ‘100% Ready’ For Cashless Transactions By Dec. 1

Both government officials and Luzon expressways are 100% ready for the full implementation of cashless toll payments beginning December 1.

Café In Pangasinan Town Boosts Tourism, Livelihood Amid Pandemic

Scenic and Instragrammable view ba ang hanap mo? Check out this new café in Pangasinan!

Leyte Gov’t To Launch Hydroponics Farming

To help farmers maximize limited space in cultivated high-value crops, the provincial government of Leyte will launch a hydroponics farming project.

DOH Records 92% Covid-19 Recovery Rate

Good news! 92% of those who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered!

Manila To Tighten Enforcement Of Health Protocols In Big Markets

The city government of Manila would strictly implement health protocols among consumers who would troop to different markets in the city for the holiday season.

VPLR Visits Caramoan 19 Nov 2020

In line with her continued efforts to help communities hit by the recent typhoons, VP Leni Robredo visited the municipality of Caramoan.

POEA Awaits IATF Decision Over 5K Cap On Med Workers Deployment

POEA assures that although there’s no official IATF resolution yet, they have started processing the applications of medical workers.