With all indications showing that the country could be reeling from what could be a second wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the public can find solace in the news that more vaccines are coming.
Amid the unsettling COVID-19 situation, Taal Volcano is acting up anew, and these are among the top stories we have this Tuesday afternoon, March 9, 2021.
- Of the country’s initial 1.1 million vaccine supply, around 44,000 doses have been administered since the government’s immunization started early this month, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr.
- Duterte thankful that no one has died among the recipients of vaccines
- While most Filipinos are wearing face mask and washing hands regularly, less are observing physical distancing, a survey by OCTA Research showed
- The government is expecting 20 million doses of vaccines from AstraZeneca, Novavax, Sinovac, and the World Health Organization-led COVAX facility
- WHO sees decrease in vaccine hesitancy in PH
- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Tuesday, March 9 raised the alert status of Taal Volcano from Level 1 to 2 as the active volcano has been exhibiting increased unrest since Feb. 13, 2021.
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- 1.4 million Filipinos regain their jobs amid the pandemic
- DepEdp announces early registration for SY 2021-2022 to start on March 26