MB Daily News Update

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reproduction number in Metro Manila has gone down to 0.50; the infections in Cebu City may have already reached its peak; and the country primes itself up for the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years old with more than 168,000 already registered online.

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) is also requiring vaccination centers to submit their data within 48 hours.

There seems to be no let-up in the wave of increases in the prices of fuel with more coming next week.

Meanwhile, the Manila Bulletin has relaunched #MatalinongBoto2022 to keep the public informed of developments in connection with the May 2022 elections.

These are among the top stories this Saturday afternoon, Jan. 29, 2022.

BUSY VAX DAY – Hundreds of Quezon City residents participate in the mega vaccination program staged by the city government at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City, on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. It was earlier reported that hesitancy among Filipino adults to have themselves inoculated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has dropped to just five percent. (Noel B. Pabalate)
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