Metro

Las Piñas gov’t confirms 42 COVID-19 cases

(Eagle News)–The Las Piñas government has so far recorded 42 cases. Of the 42, the local government said one each was from Almanza Uno, Barangay Daniel Fajardo, Barangay Elias Aldana, Manuyo Uno, Pulanglupa Uno and Talon Uno; two each from Pamplona Tres, Pulanglupa Dos and Talon Kuatro; three each from Pamplona Uno, Pamplona Dos and Zapote; four from Manuyo Dos; five from Pilar; and six each from BF International Village-CAA and Talon Dos. The local […]

DILG to LGUs: Pass ordinances requiring the use of face masks, improvised ones in public

(Eagle News)–The Department of the Interior and Local Government has urged local government units to pass ordinances requiring the use of face masks in public. “We must be vigilant. Hindi biro ang coronavirus na ito kaya hinihikayat ko ang mga LGU na tiyakin na ang kanilang mga kababayan ay laging nakasuot ng face mask kapag sila ay lalabas sa pamamagitan ng pagsasabatas ng ordinansa ukol dito. This is our small way of ensuring that the […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights as of Monday, April 6

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights. MIAA said the list was as of Monday, April 6: MIAA said flight schedules may be subject to changes. In such cases, it said passengers should coordinate with the airlines. All flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport are concentrated in terminal 1 in a bid to reduce the risk of airport workers to COVID-19, MIAA had said.

More than 500,000 families in Manila to receive P1,000 aid from city gov’t starting April 7

(Eagle News) – More than 500,000 families in Manila will receive P1,000 cash assistance from the city government beginning Tuesday, April 7. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso announced the cash assistance after signing Ordinance No. 8625, or the City Amelioration Crisis Assistance Fund, which authorized the allocation of P591 million as financial aid to about 568,000 families in the city. “House-to-house po (ang distribution), wala pong pila. Lahat ng itinala ninyo ay dapat n’yong […]

Manila’s top officials donate P4.7M worth of salaries to PGH

(Eagle News) – Manila’s top officials will donate their entire salaries for the month of April to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), one of the country’s COVID-19 referral hospitals. In a statement posted at the Facebook Page of the Manila Public Information Office, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso said that about P4.7 million worth of their salaries combined will be turned over to the PGH. Aside from him,  those who agreed to donate their salaries […]

Ospital ng Sampaloc temporarily closed after 5 staffers test positive for COVID-19

(Eagle News) – Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has ordered the temporary closure of Ospital ng Sampaloc after five employees of the hospital tested positive for coronavirus. “As of today, may lima po tayong hospital staff na positibo sa COVID-19 sa Sampaloc.  Labing-apat na doktor, naka-quarantine.  Walong nurse, naka-quarantine.  Pitong admin staff, naka-quarantine“, the Manila mayor said in an online statement. He said that the temporary closure will give the affected doctors and hospital […]

INC donates PhP 13.2 million worth of PPEs, medical supplies to help QC hospitals, frontliners

(Eagle News) – The Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) once again extended help to the Quezon City government by donating PhP 13.2 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPEs), vitamins, disinfectant, and other hospital needs for the city’s frontliners. In a statement, INC General Auditor Glicerio B. Santos Jr., said that the donation was made upon the directive of INC Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo to support health care workers and frontliners in […]

QC has 500 confirmed COVID-19 cases — DOH

(Eagle News)–Quezon City has recorded 500 coronavirus disease 2019 cases. The local government said based on Department of Health data, of the 500, 336 have been validated by the city’s epidemiology unit and district health offices. Fourteen have so far recovered and 34 have died. There are 93 patients under investigation and 420 patients under monitoring. The Philippines has so far recorded over 3000 COVID-19 cases.

Las Piñas confirms 37 COVID-19 cases

(Eagle News)–Las Piñas has recorded 37 coronavirus disease 2019 cases. The local government said of the 37, one each was from Almanza Uno, Barangays Daniel Fajardo, Elias Aldana, Manuyo Uno and Talon Uno;  five from BF International-CAA and Pilar; four from Manuyo Dos and Talon Dos; three from Pamplona Uno and Zapote; and two from Pamplona Dos, Pamplona Tres, Pulanglupa Dos and Talon Kuwatro. Seven patients have recovered and three have died. Seven people are […]

DOTr: Usage of Manila ports at 75 percent as shippers, consignees start withdrawing overstaying cargoes

(Eagle News)–Usage of the Manila ports is now at 75 percent as shippers and consignees have started withdrawing overstaying cargoes. This is according to the Department of Transportation, which issued a statement on Saturday, April 4, days after Transportation Secretary Art Tugade appealed for consignees to withdraw these to pave the way for incoming cargoes carrying essential needs. “The (Philippine Ports Authority) is happy about this. There (are) now efforts on shippers and consignees to […]

MIAA releases list of operational flights as of Saturday, April 4

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational flights today. MIAA said the list was as of Saturday, April 4: MIAA said flight schedules may change at any given time. In such cases, it said, passengers should coordinate with the airline. President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed an enhanced community quarantine in Luzon to contain the coronavirus disease 2019. MIAA has announced flight operations would be concentrated in the Ninoy Aquino International […]