New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million COVID-19 cases

01/02/2021

WASHINGTON – The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million COVID-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered…

23,793 contract COVID-19 in PH as 2020 draws to a close

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 12/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — As the Philippines counts down the last hours of 2020, over 23,000 persons will be spending their New Year celebrations afflicted with COVID-19. On Dec. 31, Thursday, the Department of Health recorded 23,793 active…

Duque warns of ‘beginning surge’ of COVID-19 cases

Cathrine Gonzales 12/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — There are already signs of a “beginning surge” of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in parts of Metro Manila, as well as in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and Cordillera Administrative Region, Health Secretary Francisco…

For fourth straight day, Lapu has no new case of COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 12/07/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–For the fourth consecutive day, Lapu-Lapu City has no new case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on his Facebook page on Monday, December 7, 2020.…

Only 1 new COVID-19 case in Cebu City on Dec. 1

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City only logged one new confirmed case of the coronavirus on the first day of December. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), in its latest coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) bulletin, reported a…

Number of active cases in Talisay City remains at 12 as of October 14 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Talisay City recorded two new cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and two recoveries on October 14, 2020.  In a late night post on October 15, 2020, the Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO)…

Sacrifices needed to avert COVID-19 case surge, says DOH

10/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — With Europe seeing a rapid spike in new coronavirus cases partly due to “pandemic fatigue,” the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday advised the public to accept that “little sacrifices” have to be made…

Cebu City’s active COVID-19 cases are down to 230

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City now only have 230 active coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.  This after the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Department of Health (DOH) finished their data harmonization revealing 120 recoveries.  The…

Mandaue City COVID-19 update: 14 new cases, 8 recoveries

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has reported 14 additional infections of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. In its COVID-19 bulletin released on Wednesday night, the city said the new cases are all…

EOC: Slight rise in cases is expected under MGCQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Emergency Operations Center or EOC said that the slight rise in the number of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) active cases was expected under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). The cases…

Mandaue City recoveries hike to 1,287, active cases drop to 586

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drop in Mandaue City’s count of its active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues as the city, on Monday, August 10, 2020, reported 23 additional recoveries and just six new infections.…

With 307 new cases, CV cases hit 14K; recoveries near 6.5K

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 14,000 individuals in the region, mostly coming from Cebu City, have been infected by the coronavirus disease as of July 21, 2020. According to the Department of Health in Central Visayas’…

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