CCPO exec: Residents from other towns still allowed to pass through Cebu City

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has clarified that anyone coming from other towns are allowed to pass through Cebu City provided that they will follow the minimum health protocols. In a press…

Higher fines, border controls, limited movement in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 08/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has reimposed border controls, increased the penalty for violators, and intensified the monitoring of movement among residents as ways to curb the rising cases of COVID-19 in the city. This was…

No more quarantine control points in Cebu province — CPPO chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All 50 quarantine control points (QCPs) in Cebu province have already been pulled out but their port border control within entire province will remain. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office director,…

Border control in Cebu City to return, Oplan Bulabog underway

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The slight rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City has prompted the city government to implement measures to prevent the further spread of the virus. Primarily, the city government plans…

Workers from GCQ areas in province must register at WeTrace before getting travel pass

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of GCQ areas in Cebu province, who are employed in Cebu City, will need to register themselves in the contact tracing application, WeTrace, before they will be issued with a travel pass…

Border controls remain as Cebu province’s MGCQ takes effect on July 10

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The more “relaxed” protocols under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status in Cebu province will already take effect at midnight on Friday, July 10, 2020. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has signed on Thursday,…

Effect of border controls on COVID cases in province may determine quarantine fate

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The effect of the reimposition of the strict border controls between Cebu province and Cebu City may decide on what is up next for areas in the province that have a high number…

Governor Garcia orders barangay control points back

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol has ordered the barangays in Cebu province to set up anew their border control points alongside the reinstitution of strict border controls with Cebu City effective midnight of Friday, June 26,…

LGUs tighten border controls as DOH confirms 1st COVID-19 case in Leyte

Jani Arnaiz 04/19/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte — Some local governments in Southern Leyte and Leyte provinces have tightened their border controls, implemented strict enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) measures and even closed their borders a few hours after the Department…

Gwen: ‘We’re not on lockdown; do not hoard supplies’

Rosalie Abatayo 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has assured that there remains no lockdown in Cebu province as she calls on the public to refrain from panic buying and hoarding of goods. Following the enhanced community quarantine…

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