‘Slight increase’ in Covid-19 cases felt in Alert Level 1 areas, says Duque

THE Department of Health (DOH) has recorded a slight increase in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in 14 areas that have been placed under Alert Level 1, the lowest quarantine classification in the country.In his report during President Rodrigo Duterte’s Talk to the People Address Monday, April 18, DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III reiterated the government’s […]

Cabaero: Is travel ban enough?

This time, the government acted fast by imposing a travel ban on countries that reported cases of the new variant of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). While necessary, the ban is not all that is expected of our government as parts of the world brace themselves for another deadly surge of Sar-CoV-2 […]

Wenceslao: Surge

Government officials, including the Department of Health or DOH seem to be in denial mode. These are what fellow columnist Melanie Lim described as “lies” that government officials are telling us. I understand that they only do not want us to panic. But in doing so, they are taking away the urgency that is needed […]