MB Daily News Update

Published March 7, 2021, 4:30 PM

by Manila Bulletin

A sudden surge in the incidence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Metro Manila has alarmed authorities, and this could affect plans for the lowering of quarantine restrictions in the metropolis.

But apart from stories on the pandemic, we have also prepared this Sunday afternoon, March 7, 2021, some stories extolling Filipina achievers in relation to the celebration of International Women’s Day.

  1. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the apparent spike of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country will play a big role when the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease makes a recommendation for next month’s quarantine classification.
  • The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has logged seven to 11 percent positivity rate in its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests, one of its officials bared Sunday, March 7.
  • The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday, March 6, announced that the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC) has given clearance to the government for the acquisition of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines of Chinese firm, Sinovac Biotech.
  • OCTA Research warns number of new COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila could reach 3,000 daily by end of March
  • IATF considering all aspects of economy before allowing industries to reopen
  • Sunday market day for Panelo
  • International Women’s Day

Meet the first female generals of the Philippine Coast Guard

Two Filipinas among National Geographic Society’s 2020 young explorers

Respect, protect rights of women, SOGIES – CHR

  • P160-million worth of endangered giant clam shells seized in Palawan
  • Spanish ship to visit PG to re-enact world’s first circumnavigation 600 years ago