More than 27 million people in the Philippines will go back into lockdown Tuesday.
Duterte orders IATF-EID to act immediately on an appeal for a “timeout” and to put Metro Manila anew under enhanced community quarantine.
The Philippines will allow the entry of foreigners with long-term visas starting August 1.
The bed capacity for COVID-19 patients in the Philippines National Capital Region has reached the “danger zone” with more than 70 percent of the total bed capacity occupied, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Tuesday.
The Philippine Department of Health listed 2,124 new Coronavirus disease cases on Sunday, 1,690 of which were “fresh.”
At least 2,539 new cases of the Coronavirus are tallied in the Philippines on Wednesday.
The Philippines Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) approved the proposal to revisit strategies in combating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in a bid to further reopen the economy, Malacañang Palace said on Tuesday.
The Department of Health on Sunday called out the World Health Organization (WHO) for its report that the country had the fastest rise in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the Western Pacific Region.
Cebu City in the Philippines has turned into a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hotspot and has been placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) because of its soaring virus cases that have greatly strained its critical care capacity.
Areas under general community quarantine can again be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) if cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 rise, Malacañang Palace said on Tuesday.
The Philippines on Saturday dismissed the “faulty conclusions” of the United Nations Human Rights Office on alleged violations and abuses in the country, insisting the Duterte administration continues to uphold the rule of law.
Philippines suspends the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement with US.
Metro Manila transitioned to general community quarantine (GCQ) on Monday, allowing the reopening of more businesses and phasing in public transport in anticipation of a surge of people going back to work after a two-month lockdown.
The Philippine Department of Health (DoH) on Saturday reported that 590 more individuals contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country, bringing the nationwide count to 17,224.
Health Secretary admits the Philippines is now experiencing Covid-19’s second wave.
Malls that fail to enforce the physical distancing rule would be shut down again.
A powerful typhoon hit the central Philippines Thursday, forcing a complicated and risky evacuation for tens of thousands already hunkered down at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Duterte eases restrictions in areas under general community quarantine.
The mayors of Quezon City and Valenzuela City in the Philippines said they were ready for a gradual reopening even as the public awaits a Palace decision to relax or extend the lockdown beyond the May 15 deadline.
The Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday announced it would move the opening of classes in public elementary and high schools from June to August for school year 2020-2021 because of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Nearly 10,000 prison inmates have been released in the Philippines as the country races to halt coronavirus infections in its overcrowded jails, a Supreme Court official said Saturday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has totally scrapped peace negotiations with communist rebels, citing the attacks launched against soldiers who were helping deliver aid to those most affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is considering declaring a “modified quarantine” in some areas in the country once the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) ends amid the coronavirus pandemic.
PhilJets Aero Charter Corp organised the evacuation of 144 tourists.
The Philippines has 102 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), raising the total to 7,294, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Saturday.
The government has ruled out the imposition of a total lockdown beyond April 30.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened a martial law-like crackdown to stop people flouting a virus lockdown in the nation’s capital.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposed wage subsidy programme for private sector employees affected by the community quarantine, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Tuesday.
The Philippine government started mass testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Tuesday, with an initial target of 3,000 tests a day.
A Philippine senator on Sunday warned that cybersex trafficking of children could spike amid the expanded Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.