Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19 Philippines’

Covid outbreak in Philippine convent kills nine nuns

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Nine nuns have died while several others are in critical condition after a Covid-19 outbreak last week struck down 62 sisters of the Religious of the Virgin Mary, the biggest female congregation in the Philippines. The dead nuns, aged 80 to 90, died due to a lack of vaccination, the congregation said on Sept. 23. Read more

Record COVID-19 infections as Philippines lockdown eased

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Philippines COVID-19 infections

Authorities in the Philippines eased lockdown in the capital despite recording its highest daily number of Covid-19 infections on Friday. More than 13 million people in the national capital region went into lockdown on August 6 as the hyper-contagious Delta variant helped drive a resurgence in infections that has strained hospitals. A Covid-19 task force Read more