Cebu City is top 1 again for new COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than six months after Cebu City was the center of national attention because of the rising cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the city is once again at the top of…

Garcia: Cebu Province in ‘good’ shape amid COVID-19 rise

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is not a bit worried that only 10 of the 50 towns and cities in the province can be considered as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) free. The governor said…

Cebu City vaccine board visits storage facility

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Vaccine Board has visited one storage facility in Metro Cebu that may be able to cater to the storage needs of the vaccine when these arrive in the city. Councilor…

Rama clarifies he is not ‘acting mayor’ anymore

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama has clarified that he is no longer the acting mayor of the city as Mayor Edgardo Labella has resumed office albeit working from home while recuperating from…

52 recovered COVID patients released from NOAH complex

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) complex in Cebu City reported on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, that 52 patients in the facility have recovered from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The city’s…

Cebu City Council approves start of negotiations for pre-paying of SRP loan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is close to reaching its goal of becoming debtless as the Council mulls the payment of the remaining balance of the 1995 loan for the South Road Properties (SRP).…

Cebu City offered P5B loan by LandBank

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia. | CDN Digital file photo CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is reviewing an offer by the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) for a P5 billion standby loan.…

Talks for Sinulog contingents to dance during Quincentennial anniversary ongoing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Discussions about allowing the Sinulog contingents to perform during the Quincentennial Anniversary of the Arrival of Christianity is ongoing. Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said the Sinulog organizers have been reaching out…

Pasil Fish Port to accept docking fishing boats soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) is preparing the wharf at the Pasil Fish Port for fishing boats from Bohol to dock soon. The Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) inspected…

Sto. Niño devotees urged to attend Hubo Mass online

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sto. Niño devotees are urged to watch the Hubo Mass online instead of attending the Mass physically.  Despite this call, Councilor Philip Zafra, Cebu City Council’s chairperson for committee on peace and…

EOC isolates COVID-19 positive cop, contacts assigned to basilica

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippine — Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has revealed that a police officer briefly assigned to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño has proven positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Cebu City Councilor…

Still rising, COVID-19 active cases in Cebu City nears 700

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is still rising in Cebu City. The city recorded an additional 60 new cases of the virus as compared to the 21 recoveries, raising the total…

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