China said its Covid-related death toll topped more than 12,600 in the week before the Lunar New Year holiday, while a top health official suggested more than 1.1 billion people had been infected since virus controls were abruptly dismantled late last year.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported 3,127 Covid-19 cases from January 2 to January 8, lower by 9 percent as compared to the previous week.
The Philippine government is on top of the situation to ensure the safety of Filipinos in China amid the reported surge in Covid-19 infections in one of the world’s most populous nations, Philippine Ambassador to China Jaime Florcruz said.
Eight unvaccinated Filipino travelers who arrived in the Philippines from China from December 27, 2022 to January 2, 2023 have tested positive for Covid-19, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Wednesday.
THE Department of Tourism (DOT) believes the current entry protocols of the Philippines are enough to address any concerns on the arrival of Chinese tourists. The same view was shared by the Department of Health (DOH) despite the continuing spread of Covid infections in mainland China, citing the high rate of vaccination among Filipinos.
PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. ruled out the implementation of a total border closure with China amid its rising Covid-19 cases.
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BEIJING — At the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China set out its “zero-COVID” measures that were harsh, but not out of line with what many other countries were doing to try and contain the virus. While most other nations saw the health and safety regulations as temporary until vaccines were widely available, however, China has stuck steadfastly to its strategy.
A year after omicron began its assault on humanity, the ever-morphing coronavirus mutant drove COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just as Americans gathered for Thanksgiving. It was a prelude to a wave that experts expect to soon wash over the U.S.
The southern Chinese metropolis of Guangzhou locked down its largest district Monday as it tries to tamp down a major COVID-19 outbreak, suspending public transit and requiring residents to present a negative test if they want to leave their homes.
Hong Kong leader John Lee tested positive for the coronavirus after meeting with other regional leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Thailand, the city’s government said Monday.
A senior lawmaker has called on local executives to support the national government’s efforts to quickly return the country to normalcy by ditching whatever entry restrictions on inbound travelers they might still have in place in their respective localities to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing public health threat globally.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported a total of 9,069 Covid-19 cases from November 7 to 13, 2022.
The government is set to implement another wave of easing of its pandemic-related protocols, including making the wearing of face masks indoors voluntary, in an effort to further boost foreign tourist arrivals in the country.
THE Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday confirmed the detection of Omicron XBB and XBC subvariants of the Covid-19 virus in the country.
A TOTAL of 15,314 Covid -19 cases were logged by the Department of Health (DOH) from October 10 to 16, higher by 7 percent compared to the cases recorded from the previous week.
The rise of Covid-19 cases in schools are expected after face-to-face classes started in August, Department of Health (DOH) Officer in Charge Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said on Tuesday.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported that severe/critical hospital admissions of Covid-19 patients continue to increase, surpassing the highest recorded admissions in August 2022.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday said all Philippine regions remain under low-risk classification for Covid-19.
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Yes, US regulators authorized Pfizer’s vaccine for younger children after millions of 12- to 17-year-olds already safely got the shot, the only one available for children in the country.