DENR Admits Protocol Breach, Urges ‘Dolomite Beach’ Visitors to Self-Quarantine 

Dolomite Beach reopened last week when NCR was downgraded to Alert Level 3. Over the weekend, thousands of people flocked to the “white sand” attraction in Manila Bay. On Tuesday, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) acknowledged their failure to carry out safety protocols when thousands of visitors arrived. 

Vaccine Rollout for Minors Can Start on November 3

In an interview with CNN Philippines’ The Source, Galvez initially stated that vaccine rollout is set on November 5. This was also previously confirmed by Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire through a Viber message. Earlier today, Galvez said that NVOC (National Vaccination Operations Center) reported they can start as early as November 3. This clarification was also seconded by the Department of Health (DOH).