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According to the Philippines' chief contact-tracer.
Travelers arriving from countries with the new COVID-19 variant are required to undergo quarantine regardless of their RT-PCR result, the Philippines' chief contact-tracer said Monday.Authorities are "closely monitoring" 117 individuals who arrived from the countries and "pwede mag-positive sila o negative, regardless of the result of the RT-PCR test, they have to undergo ...
 
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But a deal for more may be signed by the end of the year.
The Philippines has so far signed contracts to procure vaccines for the coronavirus enough to cover about 6.62 million of its citizens, or about 6.2 percent of the population. This is according to an extensive study by Bloomberg, which tracked publicly disclosed allocations of ...
 
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It's been 365 days since patient zero experienced his first symptoms.
After more than eight months of mind-numbing lockdown, it feels as though COVID-19 has been around forever, when it’s only been around for one year—exactly on this day, as a matter of fact. December 1 marks COVID-19’s first year plaguing the planet. ...
 
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Cinderella time, from midnight.
Curfew hours in Metro Manila will be shortened to four hours, from midnight to 4 a.m., for those aged 18 to 65, one of the region's mayors said Monday.Less than two weeks before the expiry of current quarantine classifications, restrictions are gradually being eased.The ...
 
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Domestic cats and dogs from Europe to the U.S. have tested positive for the virus during the pandemic.
Cat and dog owners suffering from COVID-19 can pass their illness onto their feline and canine companions, according to a small study released Friday.Top Story: World's Most Expensive Tree is Being Poached in the PhilippinesThe new coronavirus is a "zoonotic" infection—meaning it has ...
 
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A shift to the lowest quarantine, MECQ, also possible.
Coronavirus infections in the Philippines are going down, data showed, as authorities aimed to flatten the curve or slow its spread, when September ends. The turnaround came after a quarter of the population endured 15 days of strict quarantine and the introduction of new ...
 
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Demand remains sluggish due to the pandemic.
Inflation in the Philippines slowed to 2.4 percent in August, a consequence of weak demand driven by the coronavirus pandemic. It was also below the forecast set by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.Also read:  8 Great Monarchies and How They Fell from Grace The ...
 
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The end is not in sight.
Malaysia announced that it has blocked the entry of Indian, Indonesian and the Filipino citizens starting Monday, August 31.Top Story: Is Sharon Cuneta Really A Billionaire? Bloomberg reports that the restrictions will affect those with long-term passes, students, expatriates, permanent residents as well as family ...
 
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The law, once signed, also seeks a P25 billion standby fund.
The Senate and House of Representatives have come out with the final version of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, or Bayanihan 2, which seeks to distribute P140 billion in funds to address the twin health and economic crises borne out of the COVID-19 ...
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