Talisay City’s new cases are health workers again

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City recorded six new cases and five of these are health workers and professionals working from both inside and outside the city. In his Facebook page, Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas revealed…

LTFRB turns down appeal to allow jeepneys to ply under GCQ

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has denied the appeal of Liloan Mayor and League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) – Cebu president Christina Frasco to already allow public utility…

City dad to COVID-19 patients: Don’t be scared to seek help for mental health concerns

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The death of a 45-year-old coronavirus patient from Barangay Labangon, who reportedly jumped off from one of the buildings of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), should be a wake-up call to…

Cebu City Quarantine Center now hosts patients after being damaged by rains

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Quarantine Center now hosts patients of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) after being unused for at least a month since its completion in April 2020. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella…

Bail fund raised for Cebu 8 totals P1.2M

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Although the seven protesters and one bystander, collectively known as Cebu 8, were released from detention without bail bond on Monday, June 8, 2020,  Youth Act Now Against Tyranny (YANAT) Cebu disclosed that…

Lapu-Lapu has more recoveries than new cases for May 29

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, May 29, recorded more recoveries than new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan on Facebook announced that the city logged its 92nd case…

Report: More COVID-19 patients discharged than admitted in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are more coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients who have been successfully discharged than those currently admitted for hospital care, data from health officials show. In a report furnished to members of the…

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…

Talisay records two new COVID cases on May 28

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City has recorded two new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), raising their total number of virus-infected persons to 46. Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas posted on his Facebook page the…

Labella appeals to IATF to place Cebu City under GCQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has written to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to place the city under general community quarantine (GCQ) instead of modified enhanced…

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