Some vax sites in Cebu City to temporarily close for disinfection

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to increase here, health officials will be implementing precautionary measures in vaccination centers. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, City Health Officer, announced that several vaccination sites in…

25 arrested in Region 7 for gun ban violation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 25 individuals in Central Visayas were arrested for allegedly violating the ongoing gun ban in relation to the upcoming May 2022 elections. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said…

In Cebu City, 732 new cases in 1 day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City, on January 19, 2022, broke its own record in the number of new cases registered in a day.  This after the city logged 732 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according…

Rebuilding assistance for badly hit Odette survivors in Cebu province increased to P8,000

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has increased the allocation of rebuilding assistance they will give to residents who lost their homes due to Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced that…

#OdettePH: Cebu 5th district localities send aid to Alegria

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Help continues to pour for Odette-stricken areas in southern Cebu a month since the typhoon battered the island province. At least 50 disaster and rescue personnel from seven localities in Cebu’s 5th district…

Gwen to mayors: Vax cards are not mandatory

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has instructed mayors of municipalities and component cities in the province not to leverage COVID-19 vaccination cards as a prerequisite.  Garcia on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, issued Memorandum No.…

In Cebu City, vax cards required to enter indoor spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Individuals unvaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be allowed to enter indoor spaces and other enclosed establishments here. This after the Cebu City Government will be requiring vaccination cards from people planning to enter and…

Multiple tremors recorded in Medellin

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 3.5-magnitude earthquake rocked Medellin town in northern Cebu past midnight on Wednesday, January 19. But what really shocked residents there, and in nearby towns, was the fact that at least 12 aftershocks…

Gwen opposes use of vax cards as condition for travel, employment, etc.

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As far as Cebu province is concerned, the presentation of vaccination cards will not be required when traveling, getting a job, and even entering inside establishments. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia made this announcement…

Amid post-Odette rebuilding, Capitol reinforces easement zone policy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While rebuilding efforts are ongoing in Odette-hit areas in Cebu province, the Capitol has ordered the public not to construct any structures on easement zones. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued Executive Order (EO) No.…

Cebu: A month after Odette’s fury

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aside from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Cebuanos celebrated the Feast of Señor Sto. Niño on Sunday, January 16 in a whole, different way. It’s been a month since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai)…

Faith in the Holy Child prevails

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As devotees here celebrate the feast of Señor Sto. Niño amid the pandemic and the aftermath of Typhoon Odette, faith in the Holy Child remained stronger than ever.  This was the highlight of…

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