Usec Maria Rosario Vergeire'>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.
Fitness enthusiasts would have to wait a little longer as gyms would remain closed to the public even in areas under GCQ. DOH Usec Maria Rosario Vergeire said that this is because“there’s the possibility that the infection might spread there.” @jovicyeeINQ
DOH Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire says PH can now do 4,500 tests daily #COVID19
NOW: DOH Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire gives updates on #COVID19 . WATCH LIVE:
ON THE PHONE: @iamkarendavila speaks with DOH Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire
@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
JUST IN: DOH Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire confirms 73 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 380. DOH also reports 15 recoveries and 25 deaths in total. | via @jmfetalco