MB Daily News Update

Published July 23, 2021, 7:30 AM

by Manila Bulletin

This was a confirmation that many have dreaded in the Philippines for weeks.

Local transmission of the highly transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was confirmed by the Department of Health (DOH) late Thursday night.

The monsoon rains continue to dump torrents in Metro Manila as typhoon Fabian slowly moves west, and the Philippine Red Cross has released a set of guidelines for those who need to protect themselves from leptospirosis as they wade through the floods.

These are among the top stories this Friday morning, July 23, 2021.

One of nine Japanese citizens alleged to be members of a syndicate involved in telecom fraud and extortion is restrained by security and immigration personnel as he refuses to be deported on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. The fugitives were escorted back to their country by 25 members of the Japanese police onboard a flight to Narita, Japan. (Ariel Fernandez)
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