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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Philippines posts 398 COVID-19 new deaths

Philippines posts 398 COVID-19 new deaths

Sheila Crisostomo – The Philippine StarAugust 22, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — A total of 398 new deaths from COVID-19 were confirmed by the Department of Health (DOH) yesterday, almost surpassing the biggest one-day death toll from the pandemic of 401 last April 9. The latest DOH tally raised to 31,596 the total of…

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Philippines: COVID-19 quarantine rules eased for fully vaccinated travelers from ‘green’ states

The shortened quarantine period of 7 days previously covered only persons who were fully vaccinated in the Philippines. Now, it also applies to those who can prove they had taken the required shots overseas, a senior official said. Image Credit: Jay Hilotin / Gulf News Highlights Philippines issued list of “green” states Wednesday, June 30, 2021.…

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