Health Usec Maria Rosario Vergeire says the DOH will heed recommendations from the World Health Organization which has temporarily suspended the trial of hydroxychloroquine in the Solidarity Trial; says they will stop use of the drug for #COVID19 patients. | via @raphbosano
The Department of Health said it had corrected errors on the #COVID19 patients’ data. USec. Maria Rosario Vergeire asked the public for understanding as she explained that health workers are the ones manually filling out case forms which are then encoded into the system.
@CMarquezINQ Health Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire earlier said that there may be an “artificial rise” in the number of cases due to the expansion of the country’s testing capacity. We’ll know later if this still holds true with the new cases as press briefing moved to 7pm. | @jovicyeeINQ