Day: May 10, 2020

Pagasa: ‘Ambo’ may intensify as it threatens Bicol region

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical depression Ambo may develop into a tropical storm on Thursday and may make landfall in the Bicol region, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday. As of 3 a.m. Monday, the center of Ambo was spotted 385 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. ADVERTISEMENT The tropical […]

Pagasa: ‘Ambo’ may intensify as it threatens Bicol region

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical depression Ambo may develop into a tropical storm on Thursday and may make landfall in the Bicol region, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday. As of 3 a.m. Monday, the center of Ambo was spotted 385 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. ADVERTISEMENT The tropical […]

Occidental Mindoro records 6th COVID-19 case

CITY OF CALAPAN – Occidental Mindoro on Sunday night reported that a resident of  Magsaysay town has tested positive for SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19),  the sixth confirmed case of the viral disease in the province. The provincial government said the latest confirmed COVID-19 patient is  51-year-old male and a […]

Occidental Mindoro records 6th COVID-19 case

CITY OF CALAPAN – Occidental Mindoro on Sunday night reported that a resident of  Magsaysay town has tested positive for SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19),  the sixth confirmed case of the viral disease in the province. The provincial government said the latest confirmed COVID-19 patient is  51-year-old male and a […]

Pence, task force members isolate after virus exposure

WASHINGTON  — Vice President Mike Pence is self-isolating after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, joining three of the nation’s top scientists in taking protective steps after possible exposure, in another stark reminder that not even one of the nation’s most secure buildings is immune from the virus. Vice President Mike Pence […]

Pence, task force members isolate after virus exposure

WASHINGTON  — Vice President Mike Pence is self-isolating after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, joining three of the nation’s top scientists in taking protective steps after possible exposure, in another stark reminder that not even one of the nation’s most secure buildings is immune from the virus. Vice President Mike Pence […]

NY to require virus testing for nursing home staffers

ALBANY, N.Y.  — New York nursing homes must start twice-weekly coronavirus testing for all staffers and will no longer be sent COVID-19 patients leaving hospitals, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday after facing criticism over the handling of nursing facility outbreaks. New York City is responding to complaints about racial disparities in enforcement of social distancing […]

Single Edsa bus route planned

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED NOW The beltway Edsa on Sunday afternoon, days before the second extension of the lockdown in Metro Manila is supposed to be lifted. —RICHARD A. REYES MANILA, Philippines — Transport officials will allow only “a single bus route dedicated to Edsa” out of 61 existing routes once quarantine rules are relaxed […]

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