Economic managers, insisted that the economy should still be open amid the rise of COVID-19 cases

President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic managers are still pushing for the country’s economic reopening despite the soaring number of COVID-19 cases. In a joint statement, nima stressed acting Socioeconomic Planning Sec. Karl Kendrick Chua, Finance Sec. Carlos Dominguez III, and Budget Sec. Wendel warned that it can still be done safely especially as the government’s vaccination…

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DOH: There has been no community transmission of the ‘more contagious’ COVID-19 variants in PH

MANILA-The Department of Health (DOH) clarified that there is still no evidence of community transmission or spread in the community of more contagious variants of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) virus recorded in the country. “Wala tayong confirmed community transmission as of yet. We are still further studying the cases,”said Health Usec. Maria Vergeire at…

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