DOLE adds P65M budget for Covid-19 contact tracing efforts

DOLE adds P65M budget for Covid-19 contact tracing efforts

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) allocated an additional P65 million for contract tracing efforts of local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila. The added funds will improve contact tracing efforts as LGUs have already received 10,000 applications for...
PH falling behind in contact tracing—Palace

PH falling behind in contact tracing—Palace

Malacañang said the Philippines, with 47,769 active Covid-19 cases as of Thursday, was falling behind in its contact tracing efforts.In a virtual presser, Palace spokesman Harry Roque lamented the underutilization of tracing techniques such as the use of the StaySafe...
KyusiPass now required for easier contact tracing

KyusiPass now required for easier contact tracing

Quezon City has required business establishments to use its “KyusiPass” system for contact tracing.The KyusiPass is a computerized contact tracing application that can help businesses keep track of their visitors.“As far as practicable, all business establishments in...
PH mandates intensified contact tracing

PH mandates intensified contact tracing

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases wants the country’s contact tracing standards ramped up over the new and more infectious coronavirus variant. In a IATF Resolution No. 94 made available to the public on Friday, the IATF said...