Metro Manila may be put under Alert Level 2 due to uptick in COVID-19 cases

Daniza Fernandez 06/13/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Monday raised the possibility of escalating the COVID alert system to Level 2 amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the National Capital Region (NCR), Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire…

In Cebu province: Face masks no longer required outdoors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Face masks will no longer be required in open spaces and outdoor settings in Cebu province. This is after Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has issued a new order on the mandatory use of…

NCR still under Alert Level 1; Some provinces remain under Alert Level 2 — IATF

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 05/15/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila and several other provinces and towns will still be under Alert Level 1 of the COVID-19 alert classification system, while other areas will remain under Alert Level 2 according to acting Presidential…

Up next for Mandaue: Face-to-face graduation

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) in Mandaue City is planning to hold face-to-face graduation starting this June. Dr. Nimfa Bongo, DepEd-Mandaue Superintendent, said that they are planning to conduct physical End-of-School Year (EOSY)…

Mandaue to appeal non-granting of Alert Level 1 status

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/16/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City is hoping that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) can rectify the data of Mandaue City’s vaccination rate of senior citizens so that it can be downgraded to Alert Level 1 status.…

Entire Cebu to remain under Alert Level 2 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The entire island of Cebu will remain under Alert Level 2 until March 15, Malacañang announced on Sunday, February 27. Palace Spokesperson Karlo Nograles on Sunday said that the Inter-Agency Task Force for…

Chan favors putting entire country under Alert Level 1

Futch Anthony Inso 02/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is in favor of placing the entire country under Alert Level 1 status. Chan made the statement after mayors in Metro Manila have requested the Inter-Agency Task…

Mandaue BPLO: Businesses now more compliant with protocols

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Business Permit Licensing Office has yet to issue any notice of violation or warning to businesses in the city since the lifting of curfew and the placing of the city…

‘Oplan Bulabog’ to continue even if Cebu City lifts curfew

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here will continue to implement its Oplan Bulabog even if the city government will decide to lift the curfew.  Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City…

Will Cebu City lift curfew? Find out on Charter Day says Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is the lone local government unit (LGU) that still imposes a curfew on the island of Cebu despite the entire island being placed under Alert Level 2. Recently, the Provincial Capitol…

Active COVID Cebu City cases drop to 1.5K

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is further recovering from the recent COVID-19 surge as the active cases has been reduced to a mere 1,528 as of February 18, 2022. This is a stark contrast to the…

Cebu province considers lifting curfew, too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More local governments here are eyeing to scrap curfew as the COVID-19 situation continues to improve. The Capitol is the latest to announce that it is studying the possibility of scrapping curfew.  “I…

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