MB Daily News Update

Published April 23, 2021, 4:28 PM

by Manila Bulletin

Health authorities have noted a slight drop in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, and are hoping to maintain that downward pattern as the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) at the National Capital Region (NCR)-Plus winds down to its final week.

Meanwhile, National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. found himself in hot water because of his latest comment about senators seeking to defund the agency.

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