"The situation is serious. It is worse than on March 18 when the lockdown was decided," Prime Minister Alexander De Croo told Belgian television RTL-Info.To slow the second wave of coronavirus the government has ordered bars and restaurants across the country to close for four weeks. Most employees must work from home and a night-time curfew will start from midnight on Monday.
The number of patients in intensive care units (ICUs), which stood at 412 on Sunday, is doubling every eight to nine days - and half of those are on ventilation.Meanwhile, the number of patients in hospitals is doubling every week. On Oct. 17, 351 people were admitted to a hospital, more than half of the peak of 629 on March 28.
Health Ministry spokesman Yves Van Laethem told a news conference the number of patients in intensive care will rise above 500 this week."Whatever the impact of the measures, we will have 1,000 patients in intensive care by the end of this month," he said.Read more: ABS-CBN News »
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Active COVID-19 cases dip below 40,000The Philippines’ active COVID-19 cases fell to 39,808 as the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Sunday the “mass recovery” of 14,941 patients with mild or no symptoms. The DOH also logged 2,379 new COVID-19 cases, which brought to 356,618 the total number of people in the country who were infected with the coronavirus since […]
Virgin coconut oil a potential antiviral agent vs COVID-19, research showsExperiments have shown evidence that virgin coconut oil may defeat the new coronavirus disease ( COVID-19 ). You need to explicitly state in the article that scientists recommend not to try it yet. Some might read this and run to hoard VCO. It will be flying around Viber groups by noon and raise false hopes. 'Gasolina pa din kami' - Pinoy Wumao
Virgin coconut oil a potential antiviral agent vs COVID-19, research showsMore experiments, however, are needed to determine whether higher concentrations of these compounds will further reduce the replication rate of the virus.
Resident in Pope Francis' residence tests positive for Covid-19A resident at Casa Santa Marta, the building in the Vatican that houses the Pope and other clergy, has tested positive for Covid-19.
Manila gets DOH award for COVID-19 response - Manila BulletinThe Manila city government received an award from the Department of Health (DOH)-Metro Manila Center for Health Development on Friday, October 16 for its response to the coronavirus disease-2019 ( COVID-19 ). Hyping the PR. Why city of manila only? Is this for the election?
Dialysis center for COVID-19 patients to open at Quezon City hospital - Manila BulletinA dialysis center for coronavirus disease ( COVID-19 ) patients will open at the Quezon City General Hospital and Medical Center (QCGHMC) on Monday, October 19. lumayas nalang kayong mga belmonte sa qc, mas ok yon. o kaya pakamatay ka nalang. tangina ka.