Philippines real-time news

Coronavirus live news: Germany imposes lockdown on alpine hotspot; Lombardy to bring in curfew (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/10/2020 12:34:00

Bavarian region to enter lockdown on Tuesday; hospitals in Italian region brace for admissions rise; Philippines records 1,640 new infectionsLive coronavirus found on frozen food packaging in ChinaWal...

Coronavirus live news: Lombardy to impose curfew as cases surge; Philippines has lowest daily increase in four weeks (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/10/2020 11:27:49

Hospitals in Italian region brace for admissions rise; Philippines records 1,640 new infections; Ireland orders six-week lockdownLive coronavirus found on frozen food packaging in ChinaWales to go int...

Coronavirus live news: Lombardy to impose curfew as cases surge; Ireland to return to lockdown (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/10/2020 11:06:49

Hospitals in Italian region brace for admissions rise; Manchester decision due; Ireland orders six-week lockdownLive coronavirus found on frozen food packaging in ChinaWales to go into national two-we...

Covid-19: Philippines lifts overseas travel ban for citizens (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 16/10/2020 10:28:51

Non-essential overseas travel could resume starting October 21.

Timaru-based Hopevale Trust helps Filipinos (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 16/10/2020 03:55:50

A Timaru-based trust is helping out those in the Philippines who face an uncertain time as the Southeast Asian country battles with Covid-19.

Coronavirus-riddled iron ore ship off Port Hedland sets sail for Philippines (source — www.smh.com.au) 15/10/2020 02:04:40

BHP-chartered iron ore bulk carrier Vega Dream, which had an outbreak of COVID-19 on board, has left its anchorage off Port Hedland on Wednesday and is en route to the Philippines.

Coronavirus-riddled cargo ship off Port Hedland sets sail to leave for Philippines (source — www.smh.com.au) 15/10/2020 02:04:40

BHP-chartered iron ore bulk carrier Vega Dream which had an outbreak of COVID-10 on board has left its anchorage off Port Hedland on Wednesday and is en route to the Philippines.

'They have to be punished': the mothers trapped in the UAE by 'love crimes' (source — www.theguardian.com) 12/10/2020 11:30:29

Single migrant women left destitute by Covid can’t leave until they have served sentences for sex outside marriage – but prisons won’t accept themWhen Reyna* took a taxi to Al-Awir prison in Dubai, Un...

Coronavirus live news; England prepares for three-tier lockdown system; India reports 73,000 new cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 10/10/2020 11:29:05

Trump plans in-person rally on Monday as next presidential debate cancelled; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesEurope: Spain declares e...

Queen's Honours Go To Covid Heroes Who Stepped Up When The Government Didn't (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 10/10/2020 00:30:21

Medical staff, supermarket workers and centenarians have all been awarded honours for their efforts during the Covid-19 crisis – and stepping up when the government didn’t. This year&...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death