Malaysia’s king declared a nationwide state of emergency Tuesday to fight a coronavirus surge and parliament was suspended, with critics charging it was a bid by the unstable government to cling to power.
Despite vaccines against Covid-19 being rolled out in a number of countries, the World Health Organization warned Monday that herd immunity would not be achieved this year.
The lawmaker said his father could have contracted the virus from his driver whose neighbor died of COVID-19.
An expert mission to China to probe the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic was in disarray Wednesday after Beijing denied entry to the World Health Organization team at the last minute despite months of painstaking negotiations.
South Korea reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases on Friday, as the country’s Christmas celebrations were marred by a harsh third wave of Covid-19.
Pope Francis will deliver his Christmas Day message indoors due to coronavirus restrictions, the Vatican said Tuesday, as two cardinals close to the pontiff tested positive for Covid-19.
Brazil prides itself on its world-leading immunization experts, medical institutions and vaccine research, but President Jair Bolsonaro’s government has been accused of having a chaotic plan to inoculate against Covid-19.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez was in quarantine Thursday after meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, who tested positive for Covid-19, his office announced.
The Lapu-Lapu City Hall of Justice has been ordered closed after five employee caught the COVID-19 virus, the Supreme Court (SC) said on Monday (Dec. 14).
Romualdez is the 4th local chief executive in Eastern Visayas who got the virus.
The spread of the virus around the world has slowed slightly this week, but is still rising fast in South America.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking drastic new curbs, including fresh shutdowns hitting leisure, sports and the food and drink sectors, as she holds crisis talks Wednesday with Germany’s regional leaders to halt surging coronavirus infections and save the Christmas holiday season.
Spanish declared a national state of emergency Sunday, and a curfew covering all of Spain except the Canary Islands, in a bid to curb a second wave of coronavirus cases.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday his children will not go trick-or-treating on Halloween this year due to Covid-19 restrictions, but may instead hunt “Easter-style” for candy around their house.
1-Pacman partylist Rep. Eric Pineda tested positive for COVID-19 on Sept. 5, a week after Cavite 6th District Rep. Luis “Jon-Jon” Ferrer IV announced he also contracted the virus.
Sen. Bong Revilla tells his bashers – “Baka kayo balikan ng karma. Kayo din ang mahihirapan dahil mahirap po magkasakit.”
ITwo of the governor’s staff tested positive for the virus so he has himself swab test.
Uy is the first mayor in the Eastern Visayas region to be infected with the virus.
The head of the US Food and Drug Administration raised the possibility in an interview published Sunday that a future vaccine against the coronavirus might be given emergency approval before the end of trials designed to ensure its safety and effectiveness.
Tuburan Mayor Danilo Diamante is the 4th local chief executive of Cebu who tested positive for the virus. He is Patient No. 10 in their town.
On the day former Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo first saw Stella, he told her friend, “Yan ang mapapangasawa ko.”
Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman said he and his wife, Isabela City Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, intially thought it was a common cold.
The United States on Sunday reached the extraordinary milestone of five million coronavirus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the constitution by unilaterally extending a virus relief package.
President Jair Bolsonaro lashed out Sunday at the “cowardice” of Brazil’s most widely viewed TV network for suggesting he bore heavy blame for the nation’s more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths.