New Lapu-Lapu infections transmitted at home — CESU head

Futch Anthony Inso 01/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The latest coronavirus infections in Lapu-Lapu City are transmitted at home or are home transmissions. Grace Carungay, Lapu-Lapu City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) chief, said that this was because some of those…

Lapu-Lapu has 51 active COVID-19 cases

Futch Anthony Inso 01/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City now has 51 active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of January 9, 2021. Based on the data prepared by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t monitors 16 travellers from countries with cases of new COVID strain

Futch Anthony Inso 01/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —The Lapu-Lapu City government is monitoring 16 additional travellers from countries with confirmed cases of the new variant of Sars-coV-2. Sars-coV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology…

Lapu-Lapu only has 38 active COVID cases

Futch Anthony Inso 12/14/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government now only has 38 active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On the report prepared by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), said…

Lapu-Lapu logs 8 new COVID-19 cases

Futch Anthony Inso 11/14/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has logged 8 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, November 13, 2020. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, said that of this…

Mass testing of 12 Lapu-Lapu brgys starts

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has started conducting mass testing to the top 12 barangays in the city with the most number of cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head…

300 hotel workers in Lapu-Lapu undergo COVID tests

Futch Anthony Inso 10/14/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Three hundred hotel employees in Lapu-Lapu City have already been tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. Grace Carungay, Lapu-Lapu City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) head, told…

Five tricycle drivers in Lapu-Lapu positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 10/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines  — The Lapu-lapu City government has already recorded five tricycle drivers, who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Grace Carungay, City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head, in a text…

Thief hits another Lapu-Lapu city hall office, flees with P50K cash

Futch Anthony Inso 10/03/2020

LAPU-LAPU City, Philippines — A burglar hit another office in another building at the Lapu-Lapu city hall compound at late evening of October 2 or early morning of October 3 and fled with at least P50,000 cash. …

600 Lapu-Lapu tricycle drivers undergo COVID-19 swab tests

Futch Anthony Inso 10/02/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —  Some 600 out of the estimated 3,000 tricycle drivers in Lapu-Lapu City have already taken the swab tests for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiological and Surveillance…

Cebu City submits bid for UN creative city classification

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is seeking classification from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) as a creative city under the design category. Butch Carungay, MATIQ Hub board member, made this disclosure in a…

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