Mayor Clarita Sal-ongan of Tuba, Benguet has confirmed yesterday, June 8, 2020 that the municipality has recorded its first COVID-19 case. Tuba Benguet First COVID-19 Case According to the mayor’s official statement which was posted on Facebook last night, Municipal Health Officer Dra. Lorigrace B. Austria reported that the municipality’s first COVID-19 case is a […]

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After 17 days without any new COVID-19 cases and 75 days of the country being under COVID-19 alert level, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the country will now move to Alert Level 1 and get its economy fully moving again.  “We are confident that we have eliminated the transmission of the virus […]

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No COVID-19 Vaccine, No Face-to-face Classes In the official statement published today, June 8, 2020, Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones confirmed that the Department of Education (DepEd) will comply with President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive. Thus, until there’s no COVID-19 vaccine available, face-to-face classes shall be postponed. The Education Secretary said that preparing schools in a […]

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   Eleven (11) days after the municipality of La Trinidad Benguet has brought down their active COVID-19 cases to zero, a new confirmed positive case has been reported yesterday. According to the COVID-19 tally update from the Mayor’s Office of La Trinidad, the new patient is a resident of Sitio Botiwtiw, Balili, La Trinidad, Benguet. […]

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Not Everyone can go out during MGCQ According to the IATF As certain areas in the Philippines transition to Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) with more relaxed guidelines, the National Inter-Agency Task Force has made some revisions on its implementation. These revisions were approved on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, under IATF RESOLUTION NO.43 Series of […]

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Last Monday, June 1, 2020, Eli Lilly and Company, an American pharmaceutical company, announced that they have started the human trial for the world’s first study of a potential antibody treatment for COVID-19. What is LY-CoV555? LY-CoV555 is a potent, neutralizing IgG1 monoclonal antibody (mAb) that is the first potential medicine specifically designed to neutralize […]

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A COVID-19 Vaccine Could be Ready Around the End of October Said CEO of Pfizer On a Global Biopharma CEO/Top Executives COVID-19 Media Briefing organized by the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) on May 28, 2020, Albert Bourla, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer has given updates on what they’re […]

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The City Government of Baguio has released a new Public Market Schedule for each District. This new schedule was released 2 days after the effectivity of the Modified General Community Quarantine in Baguio. The new public market schedule will be effective on June 3, 2020. New Market Schedule Per District   DISTRICTS COVERED SCHEDULE (6:00 […]

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[UPDATE AS OF JUNE 3, 2020] Mayor Benjamin Magalong, through the Public Information Office – City of Baguio, announced that the lockdown order on Purok 3, Barangay Irisan is now lifted. [June 2, 2020] Mayor Benjamin Magalong signed Memorandum No. 70, Series of 2020 ordering the immediate lockdown of Barangay South Central Aurora Hill and […]

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In a virtual presser today, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Sec. Rolando Bautista identified which regions are still included under the implementation of the second tranche of the Social Amelioration Program. Included in the areas mentioned by the department secretary is Benguet Province which is now under MGCQ starting yesterday, June 1, 2020. […]

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