Vice President Robredo brought Marikina evacuees hot food, water, face masks, mattresses and diapers.
Escudero also gave sacks of rice for those who would help in installing the treated nets in schools.
President Rodrigo Duterte has directed all concerned government agencies to coordinate and pool their resources and efforts into the production and distribution of face masks.
Apart from face masks, Malacañang said wearing a face shield is now required in enclosed commercial establishments.
Students in face masks returned to class Tuesday in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, as the city opened schools and kindergartens for the first time in seven months.
Indian police are battling a booming black market in used face masks and surgical gloves scavenged in some cases from hospital refuse tips, as people scramble for cheap coronavirus protection.
A US judge has ordered Georgia’s governor and the mayor of Atlanta to sit for mediation in their legal spat over the mandatory wearing of face masks to combat COVID-19.
President Rodrigo Duterte was only joking when he advised people to use gasoline or diesel to disinfect face masks, Malacañang said.
Former Ifugao congressman Teddy Baguilat Jr.Is helping sellers of their province by advertising their products on Twitter.
The World Health Organization Friday changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus is widespread and physical distancing is difficult.
Valenzuela City hall employees will be wearing face masks as they return to work after the lockdown. They will be wearing their uniforms paired with a customized face mask as part of the new norm.
Employees will be required to wear face masks at work to minimize the risk of spreading and catching coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) when they’re allowed by government to return to their offices.
Top honchos of the House leadership have introduced a proposed legislation that would make physical distancing and wearing of face masks mandatory amid the threat of the coronavirus in the Filipino society.
One of Italy’s top public health officials warned Monday that wearing face masks should not give people a false sense of security against the new coronavirus.
China has confiscated over 89 million poor quality face masks, a government official said Sunday, as Beijing faces a slew of complaints about faulty protective gear exported worldwide.
Sociologist Randy David believes the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) should be loosened after April 30 as the government improves its capability to test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Despite the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag said the country’s prison facilities could help in this problem.
A German army shipment of six million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus has vanished in Kenya, the defence ministry in Berlin confirmed Tuesday.
A World Health Organization (WHO) representative to the Philippines does not mind the use of do-it-yourself (DIY) face masks amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19).
Sen. Win Gatchalian sent a big thank you to his mother on social media, The lawmaker is on isolation after a resource person who attended a Senate hearing tested positive of COVID-19
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Monday promised to release the shipments containing medical supplies and relief goods amid the government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus diseases 2019 (Covid-19) in the country.