MB Daily News Update

Published October 17, 2021, 7:30 AM

by Manila Bulletin

The number of new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continued to go down, the Department of Health (DOH) said it was ramping up vaccination in places outside Metro Manila, and 720,000 doses of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine arrived, bolstering the government’s inventory of coronavirus vaccines.

In another major triumph in the war on illegal drugs, authorities were able to seize P1.65-billion worth of shabu in Cavite.

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A priest blesses one of about 120 pets which were brought by their owners to a drive-thru pet blessing in Barangay San Antonio in Pasig City on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The event was held in honor of Saint Francis, patron saint of animals. (Mark Balmores)
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