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.
These are among the top stories this Friday afternoon, April 23, 2021.
- PH COVID-19 Update: 8,719 new cases, 13,812 recoveries, 159 fatalities
- Red-tagging of community pantries
- 2021 Impact Rankings review and rank 1,115 universities from 94 countries or regions
- West PH Sea Dispute
- Earth Day
- PH eagle flies home