MB Daily News Update

Published June 18, 2021, 4:41 PM

by Manila Bulletin

The daily numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in Davao City and Metro Manila are going on opposite directions; there could be easing of quarantine rules on vaccinated Filipinos coming from abroad; and the Department of Health (DOH) has underscored that the vaccine brands being used in the country prevent severe COVID-19 infection.

In the political front, Sen. Richard Gordon is reportedly looking for a running mate, and there is still no closure on whether or not President Duterte will run for vice president in the 2022 polls.

These are among the top stories on Friday, June 18, 2021.

Disregarding any form of physical distancing, residents from Manila’s six districts gather at the Recoletos Street gate of Manila High School in Intramuros, Manila, on Friday, June 18, 2021, to claim their financial assistance under the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Social Amelioration Program (SAP). (Joe Priela)
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