MB Daily News Update

Published April 3, 2021, 4:56 PM

by Manila Bulletin

It is becoming more apparent that the government may have no choice but to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the so-called National Capital Region (NCR)-Plus Bubble with the unabated surge in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases.

A general overview of the current COVID-19 situation in the country, particularly in the NCR-Plus Bubble, as well as other developments, is in our list of top stories for Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Las Pinas City health workers assist elderly residents who were vaccinated as part of the city government’s vaccine roll-out program in Barangay Talon Dos in Las Pinas City on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Ali Vicoy)
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  • OCTA Research Group even thinks an extension beyond next week should be implemented
  • More volunteer health workers from Visayas and Mindanao are expected to be deployed over the next weeks
  • Patients in tents covered by in-patient COVID-19 program of PhilHealth
  • Travelers from PH barred from entering UK
  • 17 government hospital in Metro Manila remain open
  • President Duterte’s Easter Message
  • West PH Sea Dispute
  • Appointment of Gesmundo as new SC Chief Justice welcomed
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