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Pasay orders 24/7 operations of barangay hotlines

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Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano asked all chairmen of the city's 201 barangays to put into operation mobile phone (cellphone) hotlines for COVID-19, through which their constituents could communicate with them while these residents...

NCRPO continues anti-crime operations

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The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said it is continuing anti-crime operations amid the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon. NCRPO chief, Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas, said this is despite the decline of Metro Manila's crime rate to ...

Navy troops unload hospital beds at the Philippine General Hospital in Manila on Friday (March 27, 2020). The beds donated by St. Luke's Medical Center are for Covid-19 patients confined at the hospital. (Photo courtesy of Naval Public Affairs Office) / PNA

Navy delivers 48 hospital beds to PGH

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The Philippine Navy (PN) delivered 4 hospital beds to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila. The hospital beds were donated by St. Luke's Medical Center (SLMC) for the PGH's Covid-19 patients. Lt. Commander Maria Christi...

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Congestion may force Manila port shutdown

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Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) General Manager Jay Daniel R. Santiago warned of a possible port shutdown if cargo owners and consignees continue to shun calls to withdraw cleared, ready for delivery and overstaying cargoes. Santiago said that despite efforts to transfer cleared and overstaying co...

Manila mayor asks to netizens to post photos of liquor ban violators

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Mayor Isko Moreno asked Manila residents to take videos and photos of violators and post them on social media. Moreno thanked netizens who have been sending and posting pictures and videos even of half-naked men who continue to disregard or violate the orders of the national and local gov...

Manila implements liquor ban during state of calamity

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Manila prohibits stores from selling liquor during the state of calamity amid the threat of the coronavirus disease-2019. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso signed the executive order prohibiting the selling and distribution of all alcoholic drinks starting Monday, March 30. ...

Trabajo Market closed after vendor tests positive for virus

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The Trabajo Market in Sampaloc, Manila was closed down on Saturday after a female vendor tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019. The patient was confined at the Philippine General Hospital last week. Her COVID-19 test results came back positive on Saturday, prompting officials of Ba...

Manila reports 55 coronavirus cases

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Manila reported 55 coronavirus disease 2019 cases as of March 29. Seven of COVID-19 patients in the city died while one recovered. Areas with confirmed COVID-19 cases are Baseco Compound , Binondo, Ermita, Malate, Paco, Pandacan, Quiapo, Sampaloc, Sta. Ana, Sta. Cruz, Sta. Mesa, Tondo 1, and ...

COVID-19 cases in Manila increase to 50

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases increased to 50 in Manila as of March 28, with fatalities reaching six, according to the Manila Health Department. There were also 192 persons under investigation in the city as of 5 p.m. on Saturday. The number of recoveries stood unchanged at two. On Frida...

Navy delivers 48 hospital beds to PGH

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The Philippine Navy (PN) delivered 4 hospital beds to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila. The hospital beds were donated by St. Luke's Medical Center (SLMC) for the PGH's Covid-19 patients. Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, PN public affairs office chief, said the...

Catholic schools protect street dwellers

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Parochial schools in the Archdiocese of Manila open their doors to shelter the homeless and the street dwellers who were affected by the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. In a letter sent to parents and partners of the ...

Lawmaker eyes Rizal Memorial as PUI facility

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Senator Nancy Binay asked health and local officials to convert sports facilities such as the Rixal Memoral Sports Complex into quarantine centers for persons under investigation (PUIs) for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). "While waiting for test results, and as long as strict protocol...

Sta. Ana Hospital open for COVID-19 cases

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The Manila Infectious Disease Control Center at the Santa Ana Hospital has opened for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.  The center is open to patients infected not only by COVID-19 but also other communicable diseases. "We are the only local government unit [that] came up wi...

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