MB Daily News Update

Published September 24, 2021, 4:47 PM

by Manila Bulletin

Both the Department of Health (DOH) and OCTA Research Group are in agreement that the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Metro Manila is finally slowing down. This, as the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases released more relaxed guidelines for the alert levels in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Meanwhile, on the political front, the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL) has nominated Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to be its presidential candidate in the 2022 national elections in another day that saw a flurry of statements, posturings, and declarations from different political parties and personalities.

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Anti-tobacco advocates place pairs of footwear around the Boy Scout Circle on Tomas Morato Ave. in Quezon City to represent the average of 321 Filipinos who die every day due to tobacco-related diseases on Friday, September 24, 2021. The group also called for stronger tobacco control policies. (Ali Vicoy)
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