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April 1, 2020First batch of 1M procured personal protective equipment sets arrives in the country
March 31, 2020More labs in the pipeline to start COVID testing updates on test kits and PPE distributions discussed during DOH Presser
March 20, 2020More COVID test kits arriving
March 16, 2020DOH reports 1st recovered COVID-19 Filipino case: brings total to 3
March 14, 2020DOH reports 34 new COVID-19 cases; seeks public cooperation
March 12, 2020DOH reports 1 COVID-19 death and 3 new cases
March 11, 2020 DOH sends off NCC repats; updates on COVID-19 cases
March 10, 2020 DOH reports 4+9 new COVID-19 cases; total now 33
March 9, 2020DOH reports 10 new COVID-19 patients; cases up to 20
March 9, 2020DOH confirms local transmission of COVID-19 in PH; reports 6th case
March 6, 2020DOH confirms two more cases of COVID-19 in PH
March 3, 2020IATF resolves partial lifting of SoKor restrictions
March 2, 2020DOH updates on the COVID-19 health situation
February 28, 2020DOH updates on the NCC quarantine procedure
February 18, 2020DOH updates on 6th inter-agency resolutions
February 17, 2020DOH updates the public on the COVID-19 health event (2)
February 14, 2020DOH updates the public on the COVID-19 health event (1)
February 14, 2020DOH continues to use PCV13 contrary to reports
February 12, 2020DOH updates the public on the COVID-19 health event
February 10, 2020IATF-EID brings home Filipinos from Wuhan, China
February 7, 2020DOH updates the public on the 2019-nCoV ARD health event
February 6, 2020DOH, allied agencies set up quarantine mechanisms for repatriates
February 5, 2020DOH confirms 3rd 2019-nCoV ARD case in PH
February 3, 2020DOH provides updates on 2019-nCoV ARD status in PH
February 2, 2020DOH reveals more negative 2019-nCoV cases; confirms first nCoV ARD death in the PH
January 31, 2020WHO declares 2019-nCoV ARD “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”; Phil. gov’t issues travel ban
January 28, 2020DOH: still no confirmed 2019-nCoV case in PH
January 21, 2020DOH investigates a pneumonia case with history of travel from Wuhan, China
January 5, 2020Duque orders strict check on incoming travelers amid reports of China mysterious disease
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