The Department of Health (DOH) has recently confirmed the 1st positive case of the Novel Corona Virus (2019-nCoV) in the Philippines after the release of the confirmatory test result from the Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory in Melbourne, Australia. This has been treated as a global health threat but the public are advised to stay calm and be updated about the important information regarding 2019-nCoV through the DOH’s official health advisories.

DOH has launched its official webpage dedicated for updating the public on developments surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

DOH urges the public to stay updated by following the page which may be accessed at: