Rise of COVID-19 cases expected in Cebu City in next few days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is set to increase in the next few days as mass testing continues, a health official warned. City Health Officer Daisy Villa stated this…

DOH justifies COVID-19 testing of asymptomatic gov’t officials

Darryl John Esguerra 03/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The testing of government officials for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) most of whom showed no symptoms, is “justifiable”, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday, citing the need to “preserve” certain high-ranking officials. Health…

BREAKING: COVID-19: DOH chief Duque on self-quarantine; asymptomatic – Vergeire

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 03/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is currently on self-quarantine, a Department of Health (DOH) official confirmed Thursday. DOH Undersecretary Rosette Vergeire also said the health chief has already undergone testing for COVID-19 after a senior…

DOH-7 still tracing persons that 60-year-old nCoV-positive Chinese encountered in Cebu, Bohol

Rosalie Abatayo 02/05/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 60-year-old Chinese woman, identified as the third confirmed case of the 2019 novel coronavirus in the country, arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on January 20, 2020. She landed…

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