Carmen loses COVID-free status, logs 4 new cases

Futch Anthony Inso 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Carmen loses its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) free status after the town logged 4 newly reported cases of the virus within this month. Carmen Mayor Carlo Villamor said that last…

Guadalupe officials to ask church to do virtual Masses if…

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Local officials of Barangay Guadalupe here are planning to ask churches in the village to hold virtual Masses as the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases continues to increase. Michael Gacasan, captain of Barangay Guadalupe, told…

Guadalupe to lift Sunday restrictions only if cases decrease

Morexette Marie Erram 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As of January 24, 2021, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has already affected 30 out of the 85 sitios (sub-villages in English) of Barangay Guadalupe here. Because of this, village officials in Guadalupe are inclined…

Eight Guadalupe residents nabbed for going outside their homes

Futch Anthony Inso 01/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eight individuals in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City were apprehended today, Jan. 24, 2021, for going out of their residences and violated the “Stay-at-Home Sunday order enforced by the barangay. Barangay Guadalupe Village Chief…

Checkpoints, empty streets as Guadalupe enforces ‘Stay at Home Sundays’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Checkpoints and mostly empty streets have greeted those who pass along Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City today, January 24, 2021, as the barangay has started to impose its “stay at home” and no businesses…

New Lapu-Lapu infections transmitted at home — CESU head

Futch Anthony Inso 01/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The latest coronavirus infections in Lapu-Lapu City are transmitted at home or are home transmissions. Grace Carungay, Lapu-Lapu City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) chief, said that this was because some of those…

Tom O: Fight in SRP not yet over

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not giving up the fight over the sale of several lots of the South Road Properties (SRP). Osmeña, in a phone interview with CDN Digital on…

Duterte urged to impose a price freeze on pork, veggies

Karl R. Ocampo 01/24/2021

The runaway prices of key food items in the market have prompted local and national agencies to call on President Duterte to implement a price freeze on pork, chicken and vegetables. Following a virtual meeting, officials of…

Capitol to regulate the transfer of empty containers from CIP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Truck drivers transporting empty intermodal containers are advised to brace for changes in the schedule of their return from the Cebu International Port (CIP) back to their respective container yards. This after Cebu…

Mandaue breaches 200-mark in new COVID-19 cases

Doris C. Bongcac 01/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – With 22 new cases added to its growing list, Mandaue City breached the 200-mark in the number of active cases of the coronavirus disease on Saturday, January 23. Its Public Information Office (PIO)…

Mandaue City Hall employees warned: No gadgets, K-dramas, movies during work hours

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The use of social media sites, games, watching movies and K-drama series by Mandaue city hall and other government employees is strictly prohibited during office hours.  In the memorandum dated January 21, 2021,…

Govt calls for public cooperation as COVID-hit brgys in Cebu City reach 58

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As new coronavirus infections continue to rise, only 22 barangays in Cebu City remain to have zero active cases in the past 14 days. This prompted local officials here to advise the general…

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