Cebu City to VVOC: We deserve more vaccines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccine supply cannot catch up with Cebu City’s speedy vaccination program. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reported that they had completed the roll-out of nearly 5,000 Sinovac vaccines in only one…

Walk-ins in vax sites encouraged

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – If this would mean preventing COVID-19 vaccines from going to waste, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is encouraging local governments here to allow walk-ins in their inoculation sites. This developed…

All patients with Covid-19 ‘mutations of concern’ have recovered — DOH, PGC

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 02/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — All Covid-19 patients in Central Visayas with the two detected SARS-CoV-2 mutations of concern, only exhibited mild symptoms of the coronavirus disease and have been cleared from quarantine, the Department of Health (DOH) and…

DOH-7: Cebu City has no signs of herd immunity

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) stood by with the recent statements of their central office, saying that there are no signs of herd immunity against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

More symptomatic patients among new COVID cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Health officials have noted an increase in the number of symptomatic patients among the new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that have been reported recently. Dr. Jaime Bernadas, Department of Health…

No birthday party held on June 5 for Mayor Labella — Garcia

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There was no birthday party held for Mayor Labella in the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) building Social Hall on Friday, June 5, 2020. This was the statement of Cebu City Councilor Raymond…

‘Credible ba gyud atong mga testing kits sa COVID-19?’

Lloyd Suarez 04/25/2020

  Makapaduda sa accuracy ang atong mga testing kits dihang nag-negatibo dayon sa COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) ang batang lalaki nga bag-ong gi-anak nga unang nag-positibo. Laing makapalibog kay ang inahan nag-negatibo man. Gi-angkon ni Dr. Jaime…

Two days of no new COVID-19 case in CV

Rosalie Abatayo 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The subnational laboratory of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC -SNL) has reported no new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Central Visayas for Tuesday, March 31, 2020. This is…

DOH-7 reiterates calls for strict social distancing as PUMs, SARI, ILI count reach 14K

Rosalie Abatayo 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has reiterated its calls for the public to stay at home and maintain strict social distancing as persons that they are currently monitored for coronavirus…

DOH-7: Not all hospital deaths are due to COVID-19

Rosalie Abatayo 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The continuing increase of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country does not necessarily mean that all deaths reported in hospitals are caused by the viral infection, said Dr. Jaime Bernadas, director…

1st COVID-19 case in Mandaue ‘recovering’ — DOH-7 chief

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines. — The first confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient in Mandaue City is already “recovering and is about to be discharged.” The patient had already been in the hospital for at least 12 days…

Garcia concerned over countries not covered by ban

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is concerned that recently confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) came from countries that are not covered by the temporary travel restriction of the national government. In a…

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