50 persons, 11 health workers tested positive for COVID-19 in Davao region

DAVAO CITY — SIXTY individuals have been tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of April 1, 2020, this registered two new cases from March 31. Of the 61, Davao City recorded 49, Davao del Norte six (6); Davao Oriental three (3); Davao de Sur two (2) , one (1) from Davao de Oro and …

COVID-19 Davao region: 5 doctors, 3 nurses, 42 others tested positive; 6 deaths

DAVAO CITY — At least five doctors, three nurses and 42 more were tested positive with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Davao region. DOH- XI recorded 11, 453 persons under monitoring (PUM) as of 6pm, March 30. Their average age ranges from 21 to 72 years old. Department of Health Director Annabelle Yumang on Tuesday’s press …

How to wear the right face mask, or do you have to?

DAVAO CITY — When government announced the surging number of people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the demand for face masks swelled and nothing was in sight. People went creative, assembling anything available at home to make one, just to be able to cover mouth and nose. Health experts have repeatedly said that healthy people …

Davao golfers raised P300k for COVID-19 frontliners’ PPE at SPMC

DAVAO CITY — The fund raising started in a viber chat on Tuesday  among golfers who talked about the need to augment personal protective equipment for  coronavirus frontliners at the Southern Philippine Medical Center. Soon after the chat, the online campaign started and in 24-hours, they raised P270,000. The Newsline has been included in the thread but …

Davao siblings produce face shields for COVID-19 frontliners

DAVAO CITY —-The coronavirus pandemic  (COVID-19) has thought the world unity and sharing, this has been demonstrated in various forms around the world. In Davao City, two siblings assemble face shields for the frontliners of the COVIC-19  drawing inspiration from their father. Katherine,  just finished her architecture and still reviewing while  Isaiah John is a grade  12 student, they are the  children …

Mga adunahang tig-gama og alak ug pahumot mamahimo nang ‘Alcohol Kings’

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW — Ang mga adunahan sa nasud  nga tig-gama og  mga  alak ug mga pahumot, nagkasinabot nga maghimo sila ug alcohol, hand sanitizers ug uban pang mga produkto ug ila kining ihatag sa gobierno aron  makatabang nga  malikayan ang pagkaylap sa  novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Sa taho nga gipagawas sa Philippine Star, gibutyag …

Some LGU’s implement lockdown over COVID-19 without DILG clearance

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) called out many local government units for issuing their own guidelines on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) without the clearance of said agency. In a press briefing, Friday morning, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said “Many LGU’s implemented their own guidelines without the clearance from us or …