'Right now, hindi naman kinakailangan': Nograles rejects stricter quarantine amid COVID surge

There is no need for stricter community quarantine yet despite the increasing number of new COVID-19 cases, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said Monday, adding that local governments can impose granular lockdowns.

Public told to be vigilant as COVID-19 cases rising 'faster than before'

The coronavirus disease is spreading "faster than before," a public health expert warned Monday, as the number of daily reported cases recently breached 3,000.