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DPWH RESUMES CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NCR FLAGSHIP PROJECTS – VILLAR

Construction work on flagship projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways have resumed (DPWH) in the National Capital Region amid the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) being enforced to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In his report to Secretary Mark Villar, DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain said civil works have […]

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IATF LAUDS PRIVATE SECTOR VOLUNTEER EFFORTS IN COVID-19 FIGHT — NOGRALES

Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) spokesperson Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles over the weekend lauded private sector efforts to help the government in its efforts to treat and isolate Filipinos who are confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). While lamenting the fact that the IATF had received […]

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ASYMPTOMATIC CARGO DRIVERS, CREW EXEMPTED FROM 14-DAY HOME QUARANTINE – NOGRALES

Drivers and crew of cargo and delivery trucks are not required to take the mandatory 14-day home quarantine if they do not show any symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) said. IATF-EID spokesperson Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said this will allow […]

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GOVT ASSURES ACCURACY OF COVID-19 TEST KITS USED IN HOSPITALS — NOGRALES

Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) spokesperson Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles has assured the public on Sunday that the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) test kits being used in hospitals around the country are consistent with the standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO) and comply with the strict standards […]