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Health dep’t seeks P68B more to fight coronavirus pandemic

HEALTH authorities are seeking P67.62 billion in additional budget in the battle against a novel coronavirus pandemic, as infections neared 13,000.

Government to monitor lockdown transition as typhoon hits PHL

As Typhoon Ambo crosses the country, the government will closely monitor the country’s transition from a total lockdown to the new normal.

COVID-19 cases breach 12,000; death toll at 806

THE Department of Health (DoH) reported 215 more people infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, bringing the total number of cases to 12,091.

DoH criticized for data errors as coronavirus cases reach 11,618

SENATORS on Wednesday hit the Department of Health (DoH) for errors in coronavirus tracking data, saying such “incompetence” endanger the lives of the public.

Coronavirus cases hit 9,485 with 623 deaths, DoH says

THE Department of Health reported 262 new coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the total to 9,485.

DoH says no COVID-19 peak yet as confirmed cases soar to...

CORONAVIRUS infections in the Philippines have not reached their peak, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Thursday, as 276 new cases were added to bring the total to 8,488.

Novel coronavirus infections now at 7,777, DoH says

THE Department of Health (DoH) reported 198 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections on Monday, bringing the total to 7,777.

COVID-19 deaths now at 477; two more detainees test positive

THE Department of Health (DoH) reported on Friday that an additional 211 persons tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)y, bringing the total to 7,192. Fifteen patients have died, raising the death toll due to the disease to 477.

DoH amends rules on classification of COVID-19 patients

THE Department of Health has amended an administrative order by including the new classifications of the coronavirus disease 2019 patients and providing for standards on detection and monitoring of cases.

DoH says COVID-19 cases now at 6,710

THE Department of Health reported 111 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, bringing the total to 6,710.

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COVID-19 deaths in PHL now at 136

THE Department of Health (DoH) reported that an additional 385 persons tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive cases on Friday, bringing the total to 3,018. Twenty-nine patients died, raising the total number of deaths due to the disease to 136.

Local apps help fight against COVID-19

Some are able to provide health assessment, keep important information, and even provide a platform to request for financial assistance.

COVID-19 cases top 700; death toll now at 45 — DoH

SEVENTY-ONE more people have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019, bringing the total infections to 707, according to the Department of Health.

DoH reports biggest daily rise in COVID-19 infections to 462

THE Department of Health (DoH) on Monday reported the biggest daily increase of 82 novel coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total infections to 462, while the death tally rose by eight to 33.

DoH says there’s no VIP treatment for politicians

HEALTH authorities on Monday denied allegations that they had given preferential treatment to local politicians in testing them for the virus.

13 more infected with COVID-19, bringing total to 230

THE Department of Health (DoH) reported that 13 more people have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, bringing the total to 230.

DoH designates PGH and Caloocan hospital as exclusively for COVID-19 patients

THE Department of Health (DoH) has ordered the designation of the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) in Manila and the Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital in Caloocan as exclusive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hospitals, following the appeal of private hospitals for a unified approach to the pandemic.

DoH says 45 more got infected; one more patient has recovered

THE Department of Health on Tuesday reported 45 new infections from the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 187.

DoH gets $3M grant from ADB against coronavirus

THE government has obtained $3 million in additional funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to contain a novel coronavirus outbreak that has infected at least 52 people in the Philippines, the Finance department said on Friday.

Gov’t confirms 14 more coronavirus cases

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) on Monday reported 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines — all Filipinos aged 24 to 72 — bringing the total infections to 20.

DoH confirms two more COVID-19 cases in PHL

THE Department of Health (DoH) confirmed on Friday that there were two additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines, bringing the total number of cases to five.

3 Filipinos from cruise ship monitored for covid-19

THREE of the more than 400 Filipinos who came home from a coronavirus-infected cruise ship in Yokohama have been identified as persons under investigation after showing respiratory illnesses, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Friday.

Taiwan included in flight ban — DoH

TAIWAN is included in the Philippine’s flight ban list, Health Undersecretary Rolando Enrique C. Domingo said on Monday.

DoH issues advisory against big public gatherings; Davao City cancels March...

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) released a memo on Monday discouraging events that will gather large crowds amid the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) threat.

DoH confirms Philippines’ 3rd coronavirus case

A THIRD case of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) in the Philippines has been confirmed in a 60-year old Chinese woman who previously tested negative twice for the virus, the Department of Health (DoH) reported on Wednesday.

First virus strain case confirmed; DoH ‘on top’ of it

THE PHILIPPINES on Thursday confirmed its first case of a new coronavirus strain that has killed more than a hundred in China and sickened thousands.

Price controls on medicine to hinder innovation in the sector

FITCH SOLUTIONS Macro Research flagged the Maximum Drug Retail Price (MDRP) scheme that aims to impose price controls on commonly-used drugs as a possible risk that will hinder pharmaceutical innovations in the future.

Health dep’t extends polio vaccine drive

THE HEALTH department will extend the March deadline of its polio vaccination campaign to ensure no child is missed, two decades since the Philippines was declared free of the debilitating illness.

25 environment samples from NCR, 1 from Davao positive for poliovirus

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) on Wednesday announced 26 environment samples — 25 from Metro Manila and one from Davao Region — are positive for poliovirus.

16-yr old in 1st lung problem case related to e-cigarette

THE FIRST reported case of a lung problem linked to smoking e-cigarettes in the country involved a 16-year old girl, the Department of Health (DoH) announced on Friday.

Fourth polio case confirmed by DoH

THE Health department yesterday confirmed a fourth case of polio in the country — the third one from Mindanao — after almost two decades of being free from the disease.

DoH confirms third polio case

THE Health department yesterday confirmed a third case of polio this year after almost two decades since the country was declared free of the disease.

Lawmakers commit to find budget for UHC implementation

LAWMAKERS ON Thursday assured that they will find adequate funding for health workers as the government prepares to roll out the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act and despite cuts in the Department of Health’s (DoH) proposed 2020 budget.

DoH confirms second polio case

THE Department of Health (DoH) has confirmed a second case of polio after 19 years since the country was declared free of the disease.

Polio resurgent, Health dep’t says

THE DEPARTMENT of Health reported a case of polio this year after almost two decades of being free from the disease.

UHC Law will take 3 or more years to implement, says...

PHILHEALTH President Ricardo Morales admits that nationwide implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law will take a few years to take effect, citing funding and capability issues.

DoH reports 62% drop in leptospirosis cases

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported a 62% drop in leptospirosis cases nationwide from January to August 3 this year with 981 patients recorded from 2,618 in the same period last year.

Dengue cases almost double in 6 months

DENGUE cases almost doubled in the six months to July to 167,607 from a year earlier, the Department of Health said yesterday, weeks after declaring a national epidemic for the viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes.

DoH declares national dengue epidemic

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) on Tuesday declared a national dengue epidemic, with patients reaching nearly 150,000 so far this year.

DoH cited for nearly expired medicines

THE COMMISSION on Audit (CoA) has criticized the Health department for excessive allocation of medicines, leading to P367.2 million of drugs that are nearing expiration.

Western Visayas health sector in full force for dengue response

THE HEALTH sector in Western Visayas, which registered the highest number of dengue cases amid a nationwide dengue alert declaration, is focusing resources to respond to patients.

DoH secretary says he did not misuse OWWA funds

DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco H. Duque III denied claims made by Senator Panfilo M. Lacson that he was involved in the misuse of government funds during his term as PhilHealth president, saying that these were resolved in his favor years ago.

DoH to parents: Watch out for toxic materials in school supplies

THE Department of Health (DoH) called on parents to be on the lookout for toxic materials in school supplies.

DoH reminds on health risks as Iloilo City hits highest heat...

ILOILO CITY recorded its highest heat index since 2010 at 48°C last May 2, the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) reported based on its local weather monitoring station.