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.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic in the country, a Cabinet official announced on Tuesday.
The Philippines government is studying the possibility of extending the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) by 15 days.
Duterte tells security forces they should shoot dead anyone causing “trouble” in areas locked down.
Singapore donated 40,000 testing kits to the Philippines on Sunday when the Chinese embassy in Manila insisted that its donation of 100,000 kits were effective against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country’s top medical association said Thursday, as hospitals were overwhelmed and medics complained about a lack of protection on the front lines.
All foreign nationals will no longer be allowed into the country starting March 22.
Duterte places the entire country under a state of calamity.
The Philippines will shut down all airports in the main Luzon Island starting on Friday in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19, the Department of Transportation said on Tuesday.
Police began closing off access to Manila on Sunday.
Philippine senators have adopted a resolution asking the Supreme Court to rule if the Senate’s concurrence is needed in the abrogation of a treaty previously concurred in by the chamber.
A sacked security guard who shot one person at a Manila shopping mall surrenders.
US President Donald Trump dismissed concerns Wednesday about the Philippines cancelling a major military accord, saying the decision would save money for Americans.