Philippines reports 11,085 new COVID-19 cases

Philippines reports 11,085 new COVID-19 cases

Philstar.comAugust 18, 2021 | 4:03pm Valenzuela City residents wait their turn on August 10 to get their COVID-19 jabs as the local government began its night shift inoculation programThe STAR / Miguel de Guzman MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Wednesday reported 11,085 new coronavirus cases, the eight straight day of seeing five-digit additional infections. …

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COVID-19 and its Effects on the Supply Chains in the Philippines

COVID-19 and its Effects on the Supply Chains in the Philippines

Vicente Reventar Vicente Reventar is a part-time lecturer for the Department of Quantitative Methods and Information Technology at the John Gokongwei School of Management, Ateneo de Manila University. He is also an Independent Consultant for System Dynamics and Operations Research. The Philippines has learned to be resilient in times of disasters (typhoons, massive floods, even…

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Philippines logs record-high 19,441 new COVID-19 cases

Philippines logs record-high 19,441 new COVID-19 cases

Philstar.comAugust 28, 2021 | 4:00pm Shoppers stay at the assigned dining area inside a mall in Antipolo City on Aug. 24, 2021.The STAR / Michael Varcas MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Saturday reported 19,441 COVID-19 infections—the highest daily rise since the pandemic began—as the country battles a fresh surge driven by the highly…

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Philippines logs new record-high 18,332 COVID-19 cases

Philippines logs new record-high 18,332 COVID-19 cases

Philstar.comAugust 23, 2021 | 4:01pm COVID-19 patients pictured inside the chapel of Quezon City General Hospital on Aug. 19, 2021.The STAR / Michael Varcas MANILA, Philippines — Health authorities on Monday reported 18,332 new coronavirus cases in what became the highest daily rise for the Philippines since the pandemic hit. Today’s numbers pushed the country’s…

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Philippines Finally Receives First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccine

The Philippines launched its national coronavirus vaccination campaign Monday amid widespread public skepticism and a struggle to procure vaccines. Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, the director of the state-run Philippine General Hospital in Manila, received the first dose of the CoronaVac vaccine developed by China-based Sinovac Biotech Limited. The doctor’s inoculation came just hours after President Rodrigo…

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Philippines reports record COVID-19 cases as Delta variant spreads

Patients sit in beds after being admitted in the chapel of Quezon City General Hospital turned into a COVID-19 ward amid rising infections Image Credit: Reuters Manila: The Philippines health ministry reported a record 18,332 COVID-19 infections on Monday and for the first time acknowledged community transmission of the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus…

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