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COVID-19: 154,237,449 vaccine doses administered nationwide

70.8M Filipinos fully vaccinated, 15M with 1st booster

The Philippines has already administered 154,237,449 doses of the coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine nationwide, with 70,853,659 Filipinos receiving complete coronavirus primary series and 15,017,716 getting their first booster doses, National Vaccination Operations Center (NVOC) said… Read More

PH eyes integration of Covid-19 vax into routine immunization

 July 2, 2022, 6:11 pm

MANILA – The Philippine government is looking to include the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine in the routine immunization to ramp up inoculation in certain areas with low jab uptake.”During this transition period, the National Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center (NVOC) and… Read More

All regions achieve over 45% vaccine coverage for seniors

 July 2, 2022, 6:05 pm

MANILA – All 17 regions in the country have vaccinated at least 45 percent of their senior citizens against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DOH) said Saturday.Citing the latest report from the National Vaccination Operations Center, the DOH said in a… Read More

HUNT ON FOR CLOSE CONTACTS OF OMICRON SUBVARIANT BA.2.12 VICTIM

3 of 4 QC contacts of BA.2.12 case test negative; 1 leaves PH

  The country’s first detected case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Omicron subvariant had four close contacts from Quezon City.In a message to the Philippine News Agency on Friday, Dr. Rolly Cruz, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), also corrected… Read More

2 UNVAXXED SENIORS DIE AS PHILLIPINES RECORDS FIRST DEATHS FROM COVID-19 OMICRON VARIANT

2 UNVAXXED SENIORS DIE AS PHILLIPINES RECORDS FIRST DEATHS FROM COVID-19 OMICRON VARIANT

The Philippines on Wednesday recorded its first two deaths from the highly infectious Omicron variant of Covid-19.

The Department of Health (DOH) reported the casualties from the coronavirus variant believed to be the cause of the current surge in cases.

DOH said the fatalities, one from the National Capital Region (NCR) and the other from Central Luzon, were in their 60s,, were not vaccinated, and had preexisting medical conditions.

The fatalities were among nearly 500 new Omicron cases detected by the Philippine Genome Center (PGC).


DOH OMICRON INFECTION TALLY AT 492 CASES

DOH OMICRON INFECTION TALLY AT 492 CASES

DOH OMICRON INFECTION TALLY AT 492 CASES

Detected: 332 local, 160 ROF cases

A total of 492 new cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been detected from the 714 samples sequenced last January 14, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Wednesday.

In a joint statement with the University of the Philippines – Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC) andand the University of the Philippines – National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH), the DOH said 115 cases are positive for the Delta variant and one Alpha variant. Read More