MB Daily News Update

Published October 19, 2021, 4:46 PM

by Manila Bulletin

For the first time in months, the number of new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases dipped below the 5,000-mark, but a group of hospitals maintained that moderate, severe and critical cases have risen.

Presidential aspirant and incumbent senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said fellow presidentiable former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos should acknowledge his late father former president Ferdinand Marcos’ mistakes.

And the Philippines was recognized anew as Asia’s top dive destination in 2021.

These are among the top stories this Tuesday afternoon, October 19, 2021.

Business is still slow at the Dangwa Flower Market in Sampaloc, Manila, on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, even as many Filipinos have started visiting their loved ones in cemeteries and columbariums ahead of the closure ordered on these places on All Souls Day and All Saints Day. (Ali Vicoy)
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