CNN Philippines temporarily went off air Wednesday (March 18) after a case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was confirmed in the building where its office is located.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced an expansion of the travel ban to countries with confirmed localized transmission of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte on Sunday reiterated his call for employers to consider telecommuting or stay-at-home work arrangements for their employees after the number of confirmed coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in the country doubled to six people over the weekend.
South Korea confirmed 594 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, the biggest increase to date for the country and taking the national total to 2,931 infections with three additional deaths.
California health officials on Friday confirmed a second suspected US case of the new coronavirus transmitted to a person who did not travel overseas or come in contact with anyone known to be ill, prompting fears of a possible outbreak in the country.
There have been no new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), a respiratory illness first identified in Wuhan, China, in the Philippines, Malacañang said on Friday.
The number of confirmed deaths from China’s coronavirus outbreak spiked to 425, after authorities in Hubei province reported 64 new fatalities Tuesday.
The death toll from China’s new coronavirus outbreak has risen to 259 and the tally of confirmed infections has surged to nearly 12,000, the government said on Saturday.
China has closed off more than a dozen cities as it scrambles to contain a new virus that has killed more than two dozen people since January 11, with cases confirmed in several countries.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday (Dec. 12) confirmed that Undersecretary Emmeline Aglipay-Villar is part of the team reviewing of the concession agreements of Manila Water and Maynilad.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Monday confirmed reports that he had hosted a series of dinners with right-wing figures, as the social media platform stands accused of stifling conservative voices.