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Labella to city residents: Behave on Sundays or else…

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The authority which Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella gave to allow city residents to leave their homes to buy essentials on Sundays is not absolute. Labella said that the privilege will be revoked…

Cebu City PROBE notes lesser quarantine violators

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) team has noticed a decrease in the number of violators in the past two days. PROBE Head Racquel Arce said that since Monday, August…

Labella orders review of Cebu City’s 2020 budget to identify ‘unused’ money

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On the instructions of Mayor Edgardo Labella, Cebu City’s local finance committee has asked the heads of the different offices at City Hall to go over their allocation for 2020 and identify unused…

Cebu City gov’t directs businesses to name a health officer

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/01/2020

CEBU CITY Philippines — Businesses in Cebu City will now be required to hire or appoint a Health Infection and Prevention Control Officer (HIPCO) as a pre-requisite for the resumption of their operations. The HIPCO’s main task…

Talisay City opens new isolation center in Barangay Lawaan II

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City will open a new isolation center in Barangay Lawaan II with a bed capacity of 60 to accommodate positive cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas…

Gullas to revive ‘Wednesday Weddings’ in August

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A good news for Talisay City couples who were supposed to get married earlier this year but had to set aside heir wedding plans because of the pandemic. Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas announced…

RIATF-7 wants LSIs in Cebu City to go home

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Inter-Agency Task Force in Central Visayas (RIATF-7) is seeking the permission of the national Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to allow locally stranded individuals (LSIs)…

Cebu City’s contact tracers ready for deployment – Garganera

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City now has a total of 50 contact tracing teams to help locate and identify individuals who are sick with the coronavirus disease. Each of the five-man team is now ready for…

67 ECQ violators made to clean SRP, riverbanks on July 7

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City government has thought of a new punishment for enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) violators – make them clean the city’s coastal areas, riverbanks, and streets. A total of 67 violators were made…

Cebu City eyes new public cemetery

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is looking for lots in the mountain barangays that can be made into a new public cemetery as the death toll in the city for the Coronavirus Disease 2019…

Edu Rama proposes P15K monthly incentive for nurses who cared for COVID-19 patients

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Eduardo Rama Jr. is proposing the release of a monthly incentive of P15,000 to nurses who are employed in government and private hospitals in the city who “tirelessly” cared for…

Cebu City dad wants aid for medical frontliners in the city

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 06/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Joel Garaganera is asking the city’s executive department to support the medical frontliners risking their lives amidst the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Garganera said that the medical frontliners manning the…

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