Another ECQ extension in NCR-Plus pushed

Another ECQ extension in NCR-Plus pushed

By Ian Gabriel Trinidad Two health experts are urging the government to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal or the “National Capital Region-Plus Bubble.”Former Covid-19 task force adviser Dr. Anthony...
Dizon: ‘Mass testing is not recommended’

Dizon: ‘Mass testing is not recommended’

The deputy chief implementer of the National Task Force Against Covid-19 on Tuesday said mass testing, which he defined as the testing of a country’s entire population, was not a viable testing strategy.Speaking at a Palace news conference, Vince Dizon said the...
Gov’t to hire 50,000 contact tracers in July – Roque

Gov’t to hire 50,000 contact tracers in July – Roque

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will hire 50,000 contact tracers in July to help boost the country’s Covid-19 testing, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Thursday. Roque previously said the government was looking into hiring jeepney...