Uy is the first mayor in the Eastern Visayas region to be infected with the virus.
President Duterte on Sunday agreed with the proposal to provide P15,000 to all health workers infected with the coronavirus disease.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is donated her entire annual salary to COVID-19 frontliners. She gets P2.1M a year for being the mayor of Davao City.
Sen. Sonny Angara is infected with the new coronavirus disease, The lawmaker revealed it on Facebook
An employee of the House of Representatives who tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away. It was confirmed by secretary-general Atty. Jose Luis Montales in a private message to members and personnel of the House.
An Italian man became the first European to die after being infected with the coronavirus Friday, just hours after 10 towns in the country were locked down following a flurry of new cases.
Researchers both public and private have launched efforts to combat the novel coronavirus that has already infected tens of thousands of people in China, and profit isn’t their only motivation.
A deadly novel coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 4,500 people and spread to 15 countries since emerging in China, has also spawned many false claims on social media.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Thursday (Jan. 23) that the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is helping track down the family of Chinese national who got infected with the coronavirus.