MB Daily News Update

Have we finally seen the worst of this coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surge?

While the Department of Health (DOH) said the cases of COVID-19 in Metro Manila have not yet reached their peak, this was not the assessment of the OCTA Research Group which said that these have most likely done so.

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has started to allow face-to-face classes for clinical rotations, as the Department of Education (DepEd) has expressed satisfaction that enrollment for schoolyear 2021-2022 has surpassed that of last year.

These are the among the top stories this Saturday afternoon, September 18, 2021.

Olympic medalists Hidilyn Diaz (right), gold for weightlifting; Nesthy A. Petecio (seated), silver for women’s boxing; Eumir D. S. Marcial (second from right), bronze for men’s boxing; and Carlo C. Paalam, silver for men’s boxing, pose on the steps of the National Post Office on Lawton in Manila on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the launch by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) of the postage stamps, featuring the winning moments of the country’s medalists in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. (Manny Llanes)
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