Face mask requirement should be extended – Duque

Face mask requirement should be extended – Duque

Outgoing Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said he would recommend extending the face mask requirement amid the surge of Covid-19 infections in the country. “Well, kung ako tatanungin mo, I will recommend that it should be extended because...
Next DOH chief must be skilled in handling Covid-19 — Duque

Next DOH chief must be skilled in handling Covid-19 — Duque

Outgoing Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said his successor must be skilled in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. “Maganda na kung sino ‘yung ilagay eh meron nang naging karanasan din na sumama, naki-isa sa ating tugon sa pandemyang ito. That will serve...
Metro Manila still at “low risk” for Covid-19 — DOH

Metro Manila still at “low risk” for Covid-19 — DOH

Metro Manila remains at “low risk” classification for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), according to the Department of Health (DOH). The health department’s statement was contrary to OCTA’s claim that the National Capital Region’s classification has been...
Metro Manila Covid-19 infections could go 2,000 per day by end July – Duque

Covid-19 situation seems “contained” – DOH

The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) situation seems “contained”, according to outgoing Health Secretary Francisco Duque III. The health chief added that the situation is still “capable of springing surprises.””So far, given our measures,...