The Philippines coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) caseload totalled 291,789 after the Department of Health (DOH) announced on Tuesday 1,635 new infections, the second lowest single-day tally recorded this month.
“Huwag kayong maniwala diyan — sus mga itong dilawan lalo na — I hate to mention her name, but ito si Leni, kung ano-anong pinagsasabi. Alam mo Leni, kung gusto mo — if you really want to do away with the Covid, spray-han natin itong Pilipinas o Manila ng pesticide galing sa eroplano para patay lahat,” he said in his weekly public address.
The Department of Health reported 3,475 additional Covid-19 cases Monday, elevating the country’s total cases to 290,190.
Minimum health standards and physical distancing rules will remain in areas under “new normal.”
Phil Robertson, HRW’s deputy Asia director, stood by the legitimacy of data cited in the report, saying they were government numbers.
The DOH reported Thursday 3,375 new Covid-19 cases nationwide, bringing the country’s total past the 276,000 mark.
Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the results of the poll were understandable, but asserted that “the worst is over.”
“I don’t think the President is keeping anything from the public. The fact is, he is the only branch of government that has in fact issued an issuance, an Executive Order (EO) on transparency, and that is FOI (freedom of information), in the executive branch of government,” he added.
“We clearly have the best testing policy in the whole of Asia and probably in the whole world because we have exceeded three million and as a percentage of total population, lubus-lubusan na po iyan doon sa sinasabi nilang three percent na dapat na ma-test ang population at patuloy pa po tayo,” Roque said in a Palace briefing.
The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tally leaped to 269,407 after the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Tuesday 3,544 new infections.
“No Duque? No del Rosario? I’m dumbfounded! Article 217 of the RPC (Revised Penal Code) is very clear,” Sotto told reporters.
“[T]he only countries that offered to help initially and said, ‘Do not worry when we invent one, we’d give you’ was Russia then China…. The one good thing about China is you do not have to beg, you do not have to plead,” Duterte said during his public address.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday approved the Department of Justice-led task force’s recommendation to file criminal and administrative charges against resigned Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) President Ricardo Morales and other officials over anomalies within the state insurer.
“Unlike iyong iba kong kliyente, for instance iyong mga kliyente ng Maguindanao Massacre, hindi po na-meet ni Mrs. Laude ang ating presidente,” Harry Roque said.
As the Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tally surged to 265,888, the previous 253 “recovered” patients reported by the Department of Health (DOH) turned out to be “deaths” after its validation process.
The Philippines’ posted 3,372 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection, raising the nationwide tally to 261,216, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed Sunday.