BREAKING: The country’s COVID-19 tally hits 803,398 with 8,355 more infected, the DOH reports. Of the total, 143,726 are active cases.

Recoveries grow to 646,237 with another 145 confirmed, while 10 new fatalities raise the death toll to 13,435.
The DOH says three testing laboratories failed to submit their reports on time and were not yet included in the latest count.
The DOH earlier warned that the country may see an 'artificial' decline in new COVID-19 cases in the next few days because dozens of testing laboratories halted operations during the Holy Week.
BREAKING: New COVID-19 cases in the country reach 8,355, bringing the total past the 800,000-mark, as the capital region and nearby high-risk areas enter their second week under the strictest lockdown.

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh

Keep Current with CNN Philippines

CNN Philippines Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!


Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @cnnphilippines

5 Apr
JUST IN: The DFA 'strongly deplores' the Chinese Embassy's statement on Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana's call for Chinese vessels to leave Julian Felipe reef, saying it contained 'blatant falsehoods' | @TristanNodalo
DFA: The Chinese Embassy statement contained blatant falsehoods such as claims of adverse weather conditions when there were none and the supposed non-existence of maritime militia vessels | @TristanNodalo
@TristanNodalo DFA rejects China's assertion that Julian Felipe Reef and its waters are their 'traditional fishing grounds.' Tradition yields to law whether or not it is regarded as traditional fishing | @TristanNodalo
Read 7 tweets
5 Apr
THREAD: Gas up now, motorists.

Some oil companies will increase fuel prices this week ⬆️⛽
Seaoil will increase fuel prices starting tomorrow, April 6 at 6am:

Gasoline: +₱0.65/L
Diesel: +₱0.05/L
Kerosene: +₱0.05/L
Cleanfuel will increase gasoline prices by +₱0.65/L starting tomorrow, April 6 at 4:01pm
Read 9 tweets
5 Apr
THREAD: Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque holds a media briefing | LIVE

Tweets by our digital producers @pplmanuel and @gleefjalea
Roque shares the revised concession agreement of the government with Manila Water Corp. and Maynilad
Roque on revised agreement with water concessionaires: Patunay itong interes ng Pilipino ang nasa puso't isip ng Presidente
Read 67 tweets
5 Apr
THREAD: Government officials hold 'Laging Handa' briefing on the coronavirus pandemic and other national issues | LIVE

Tweets by our digital producer @lisbetesmael
DSWD Spokesperson Dir. Irene Dumlao on cash aid: Ang priority na mabibigyan ng financial aid ay mga beneficiaries ng social amelioration program under Bayanihan 1 and 2, at 'yung mga kabilang sa mga vulnerable sector na namumuhay mag-isa, persons with disabilities, solo parents
DSWD: Itong listahan na binahagi sa mga LGUs ay pwedeng maging basehan sa pagtukoy ng mga mabibigyan ng financial assistance
Read 34 tweets
5 Apr
THREAD: The Department of Health holds a media forum | LIVE

Tweets by our digital producer @laratyan
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says there is no shortage of oxygen tanks in hospitals
DOH Usec. Vergeire says COVID-19 testing increased in March by as much as 63% compared to February, adds this will go up further with the use of antigen test kits
Read 14 tweets
5 Apr
THREAD: @iampinkywebb speaks to Presidential Spokesperson @attyharryroque on #TheSource

• 12,000 cases a day expected in the coming weeks, OCTA Research says
• More healthcare workers to be sent to Metro Manila
• Can gov't still afford more cash aid for those affected by ECQ?
What were the factors that led to an ECQ extension in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal?

Roque: Attack rates and healthcare capacity are at critical levels
The NCR Plus bubble could return to a more relaxed MECQ if PDITR strategy works, Roque says.

PDITR stands for Prevent, Detect, Isolate, Treat, and Reintegrate.
Read 18 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!