MB Daily News Update

Published May 17, 2021, 4:53 PM

by Manila Bulletin

The number of daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases is down, while utilization of intensive care unit (ICU) beds is improving. Residents of the National Capital Region (NCR)-Plus welcome these developments, and are hoping that these conditions continue to improve in the coming days.

These are among the top stories this Monday afternoon, May 17, 2021.

Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso (third from right) is joined by other top government officials in inspecting the fire scene at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). Joining him during the inspection on Monday, May 17, 2021, are (from left) PGH Director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar, DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain, and testing czar Vince Dizon. (Ali Vicoy)
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