Hike in daily vax rate seen as Covid-19 cases slow down

As active cases of the coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19) decrease, the vaccination rate will go up as there will be less need for health care workers in treatment facilities. The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 noted decrease by as much as 12,000 in the average daily vaccination rate last month due to a surge in […]

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PH receives 1.8M more doses of US-donated Pfizer vax

The Philippines received 1,813,500 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine early Sunday, bringing the country’s total supplies to 77,410,640 doses. National Airlines Flight N8 523 landed at around 3:30 a.m. at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1, carrying the US-donated vaccines from the COVAX Facility. Director Ariel Valencia of the Department of Health’s Supply […]

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LPA brings rain showers over Caraga, Davao regions

Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected over Caraga and Davao regions due to a low pressure area (LPA), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Sunday. In its 5 a.m. bulletin, the weather bureau said an LPA, based on all available data, was last monitored 515 kilometers east […]

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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts Occidental Mindoro

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro early Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor occurred at 5:59 a.m. with its epicenter traced at 10 kilometers northwest of Sablayan. It was tectonic which indicated a movement in the Earth’s crust and had a depth […]

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Bantayan Island steps up vax drive to lure back tourists

In a bid to encourage tourists to visit tourism destinations in Cebu province, government agencies and the private sector held a two-day intensified vaccination program in three municipalities in Bantayan Island. A total of 3,494 individuals were inoculated in Bantayan, Santa Fe, and Madridejos towns on Friday and Saturday. Bantayan had the most number of […]

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