The country’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination program got yet another boost with the arrival of more than two million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine as part of the World Health Organization (WHO) Covax Facility. And more are coming this June and July.
Coupled with a report from the OCTA Research Group that the number of COVID-19 cases in the National Capital Region (NCR) has gone down by 56 percent compared to the peak of the April surge, this would translate to more hope – and more vaccinations – going into the final week of a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).
These are among the top stories we have lined up for you this Saturday afternoon, May 8, 2021.
- PH COVID-19 Update: 6,979 new cases, 10,179 recoveries, 170 fatalities
- West PH Sea Dispute
- ‘America is now restoring moral preeminence’
- Fuel price hike
- BIFF attack in Maguindanao
- Preparing for 2022 polls
- Weather Update
- Religious Corner
- Science Corner
- Business Corner