‘Merry Christmask’ sure this year — OCTA

‘Merry Christmask’ sure this year — OCTA

Christmas outlook remains positive despite Omicron variant’s possible surge said OCTA Research Group. OCTA’s outlook is clear and very optimistic we are going to have a “Merry Christmask” this year!
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Lack of vaccinators is to blame for the failures of nearly all provinces in the country to hit their vaccination targets during the government’s 3-day National vaccination drive against COVID-19. The League of Provinces of the Philippines said last week. Low salary, lack of fringe benefits, and unreleased benefits should also be blamed for this issue.
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DOH said the shelf life of the COVID vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech can be extended from 6 months to 9 months. Vaccine rollout should be extremely guarded and focused on because there will be no more extension of expirations.
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Ping Lacson said he will never change his tandem and will never withdraw. On the other hand, Manny Pacquiao said he has to withdraw always because he always runs out of money in his campaign sorties.
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Comelec released the list of party-list groups that will be allowed to participate in the conduct of the raffle to determine the order of appearance on the official ballot for the May 2022 general elections. It should really be a raffle because almost 50% of party-lists’ names begin with the letter A, double A, or even triple-A!
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If current vaccination rates can be sustained, anti-viral drugs obtained and health protocols followed, COVID-19 could become endemic in the Philippines as early as summer next year, according to OCTA Research Group. The government is preparing to transition to an environment where COVID is considered an endemic illness only like the flu. Future COVID variants are going to be a lifelong scenario that we are facing today.
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A traffic enforcer dressed as Santa Claus directed traffic along Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City last Wednesday. Many commented that he is a Santa waiting for gifts and not giving gifts.
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P-Duterte has regulated the price of more drugs and medicines in the treatment of leading causes of morbidity in the country. But he is amenable to not controlling the price caps of illegal drugs!
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Face-to-face classes are set to return in January 2022. But there will be a new name for that — face mask-to face mask- classes!


Presidential bet VP Leni is already attached to the color pink. If she will not succeed in her presidential aspiration, he hopes Senator Lacson would be the one to win. She Loves Pink Lacson.
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PNP personnel who continue to refuse vaccination against COVID will soon be prohibited from reporting for work, the PNP said last Saturday. Kotong police are surely all vaccinated!
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Massive price cuts of over P3 on oil and gasoline are set this week as worries over the Omicron variant sank global prices. Car drivers are now thanking Omicron for this development. More COVID variants to come!
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Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokuonmpo, who turned 27 last Monday finished with 27 points as the Bucks held on to beat Cleveland Cavs 112-104. He also played only for 27 minutes. This special NBA game was exceptional and unprecedented and can be a part of the Believe It Or Not book.
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China’s Xi Jinping is wondering why P-Duterte is now lashing at China regarding the West Philippine Sea. P-Duterte said, it’s election season and he needs to do this!
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Three travelers from South Africa, Burkina Faso, and Egypt who arrived in the country last November have tested positive for COVID-19, DOH said. Still, the good news is that it is not an Omicron variant.
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Isko vowed to include P-Duterte in his senatorial slate and vote for him also. He will probably win the heart of P-Duterte, but not the heart of the people!
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No case of Omicron variant has been detected from the latest batch of positive swab samples sequence by Philippine Genome Center according to DOH. But 591 cases of delta variants were detected to bring the total to 7848 0r 40.54 % of 19,305 swab samples sequenced. Delta is still the star of the fraternity of COVID -19 variants in the country.
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The Quiapo Church will observe the same guidelines imposed last year by IATF for Simbang Gabi or Dawn Mass amid the pandemic. But now, only vaccinated persons will be allowed in the Church. Unvaccinated devotees should just wait outside the blessings from Jesus Christ!
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(ai/mtvn)

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