Officials admitted that some of their intensive care units (ICUs) reserved for confirmed serious COVID-19 patients have been adversely affected exactly a year after the national government placed the entire main island of Luzon under the strict enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) or lockdown.
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WHO blames mass gathering events for India's virus spread
Ministry reports 3,62,727 new COVID-19 cases and 4,120 deaths in 24 hours; Cambridge Judge Business School forecasts that infections will see a decline by May 23
Rulers pray for peace as country marks Eid
Leaders, residents pray for the UAE to remain a land full of peace, security; Sheikha Fatima orders breakfast meals for medics; Muslims mark grim Eid in shadow of Israel-Palestinian crisis and COVID-19.
Russia to make first feature film in space
Russia’s space agency said on Thursday it was sending an actress and a director to the International Space Station (ISS) in October to make the first feature film in space.
Muslims across the world mark Eid under shadow of pandemic
Casting a pall on the festival, already subdued due to the raging pandemic, was the deadly violence between Israel and Palestinians, with fears growing that it could spiral into a full-blown conflict
Kerala in need of more oxygen, CM tells PM
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written another letter in a week to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his help to make more liquid medical oxygen available for his state.
Pakistan Sees Lowest Number Of Virus Cases Since March 16
NCOC approves strict guidelines and safety protocols for holding Eid Al Fitr prayers; over 200 doctors succumbed to COVID-19 in Pakistan: PMA; Sindh CM allows takeaway at restaurants
TN Virus Cases Nearing 1.5 Million Mark
Tamil Nadu’s count of COVID-19 cases is nearing 1.5 million, as daily cases keep on mounting in spite of a tough lockdown imposed on Monday.
Doubts Surround India's Official Covid-19 Death Toll
Deaths swelled by a record 4,205, while infections rose to 348,421 in 24 hours, health ministry data showed. Experts believe the actual numbers could be five to 10 times higher
World Calls For De-Escalation After Israeli Attacks Kill Dozens
Top Hamas commander among killed, says Netanyahu; Chevron shuts down Tamar natural gas platform; US to send envoy to calm tensions; Israel declares curfew
UAE Begins Eid Celebrations, Leaders Exchange Greetings
‘Eid Mubarak to the people of the UAE and the rest of the Muslim world. May the days ahead bring us blessings, peace and prosperity,’ says Sheikh Mohammed.
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Manila Prince Hotel opens its facility as Manila's 19th vaccination center – Isko
The Manila City government has announced the city’s 19th vaccination site – the Manila Prince Hotel located in Ermita, Manila.
Better overall management, not just ‘stricter GCQ'
After more than six weeks of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and its modified version (MECQ), President Duterte has once again placed the National Capitol Region Plus area under a ‘stricter’ general community quarantine (GCQ) from May 15 to 31.
Rock star Brandon Boyd now among Heart Evangelista's IG followers
Count Incubus lead singer Brandon Boyd among Heart Evangelista's fans.
Mother, daughter die in Manila fire
A mother and her six-year-old daughter were killed when they were trapped in their burning house in Sta. Cruz, Manila yesterday morning.
Pandacan community pantry shuts down
A community pantry in Pandacan, Manila stopped its operations yesterday amid fears of being red-tagged by authorities.
Effective governance needed to ease Filipinos' pain points
While few would dispute Secretary Carlos Dominguez’s latest assertion that sound macroeconomic management has enabled the country to weather the severe impact of the pandemic in 2020, there is widespread skepticism about the government’s ability to nurse the economy back to health in 2021.