In a Palace briefing, Abalos said Metro Manila mayors voted unanimously for the imposition of an 8 p.m. to 4 a.m .curfew.
In an announcement aired over state TV, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Metro Manila would be under general community quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions from July 30 to Aug. 5, and enhanced community quarantine from Aug. 6 to Aug. 20.
The 51 police officers stationed during President Rodrigo Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA) who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) had no physical interaction with protesters, according to the chief of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO).
The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) reported that it admitted and tested 21 out of the 72 local cases of the highly contagious Delta variant.
While going outdoors could help children after a year of lockdown, a psychiatrist said this would pose a new challenge to parents in explaining the risks of contracting the Covid-19 virus to their children.
The number-coding scheme is still suspended as public utility vehicles will not be able to manage more passengers while keeping the 50-percent passenger capacity rule, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on July 15.
Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso bared on July 15 the city’s plan to build 1,000 more housing units for poor and middle-class families.
According to Zamora, the city has vaccinated 96,610 residents with at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose. The number is equivalent to about 78 percent of the city’s population.
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has shut down a drive-thru testing center for illegal operations.
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto wants two vaccination slot “fixers” sued after they were caught giving early appointments in exchange for money.
The Metro Manila Council donated 7,500 doses of Sinovac vaccines to evacuees surrounding the restive Taal Volcano in Batangas, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairperson Benhur Abalos said.
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested a nurse and two others for allegedly selling 300 doses of Sinovac vaccine for P1 million.
Instead of imposing penalties on people caught throwing their trash in waterways, they should instead render community service such as doing river cleanups, the head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.
The Taguig City government resumed Sinovac vaccinations for recipients scheduled for their second dose on Tuesday, a day after announcing that vaccinations would be suspended.
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) plans to manufacture 18 million motorcycle plates before the year 2022 ends to catch up with its backlog.
Cardinal Jose Advincula took over as the 32nd archbishop of Manila in a scaled-down ceremony at the Manila Cathedral, vowing to listen to his flock amid problems and challenges wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.