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Confused? Here's what you need to know.
Metro Manila and neighboring provinces Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal will remain under general community quarantine or GCQ "with restrictions" until June 15.The ever-changing quarantines at times cause confusion with the need for Malacañang to issue additional guidelines. Here are the restrictions to ...
 
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The government calls it a milestone.
The Philippines has fully vaccinated nearly one million people against COVID-19 versus the target to immunize at least 50 million people for herd immunity in urban centers, authorities said.Of the total 4,097,425 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered as of May 22, 3,147,486 are first doses and 949,939 ...
 
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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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