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One new COVID-19 case in Talisay City for May 31

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City is closing May with one more case of coronavirus disease in the city this Sunday, May 31, 2020, Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas has announced. Gullas said the new patient, PT 33,…

PISTON to DOTr: Don’t use pandemic to get rid of old PUJs

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Progressive transport group, Piston, has called on the Department of Transportation (DOTr) anew to allow traditional jeepneys to ply the street as most parts of the country transition to general community quarantine (GCQ).…

OFW from Naga, Cebu now ‘presumptive recovered’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The repatriated overseas Filipino worker (OFW), who hails from the city of Naga, southern Cebu, and earlier tested for the coronavirus disease have been cleared from the virus and returned to the city…

Negros Or. health exec: 2 COVID positive fishers got virus on fishing boat

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The two out of the 164 fishermen, who arrived in Negros Oriental on May 21 and tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), were infected with the virus from the boat they…

Two fishermen in Negros Or. positive of virus

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Negros Oriental Provincial Health Office has announced that two of the 164 fishermen, who arrived in the province on board the fishing vessel, Phillip DR, had tested positive for the coronavirus disease…

Talisay in GCQ: Market skeds to go on; free rides no more

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Market schedules will still be observed but free rides and “Stay-at-home Sundays” will end for Talisay City as it shifts to general community quarantine (GCQ) on Monday, June 1, 2020. In an update…

San Fernando jail on lockdown as 3 inmates test positive for COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The detention facility of San Fernando town, southern Cebu is currently under lockdown, Mayor Lakambini Reluya announced Sunday morning. Reluya said the move was made after three of the inmates in the facility…

Towns told to do LSI inventory as a preparation for the anticipated MGCQ on June 12

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Cebu province’s appeal to move into a modified general community quarantine remains (MGCQ) pending with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID), towns here were tasked to…

Dialysis patient from Dumanjug among 8 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu province

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A dialysis patient from the southern Cebu town of Dumajug, who is currently confined at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, is among the eight new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

Bakud: Party strong despite ‘jump ship’ move of Dungga captain, 3 others

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Durano-led political camp in Cebu’s fifth district said that the party had remained strong despite the “jump ship” move of at least four of its members in Barangay Dungga, Danao City. Partidong…

Mandaue has 1 more COVID case on May 28

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The city of Mandaue has reported an additional COVID-19 case as of 6 p.m. this Thursday, May 28, 2020. The patient, a 26-year-old woman, is from M.L. Quezon Street in Barangay Casuntingan.  Read…

Lapu-Lapu logs 4 new COVID cases on May 28

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four new cases have been added to Lapu-Lapu City’s tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of 6 p.m. of Thursday, May 28. The new cases are residents of Sitio Abuno, Barangay…

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