Five more PDLs in Cebu City Jail positive for COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Kalunasan has reported that five persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have proven positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the highest number of new cases recorded in the past month. The barangay…

Technical Working Group formed to help beef up security in Cebu City Jail

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Technical Working Group (TWG) has been formed to work on improving security measures in the Cebu City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan here. The TWG was formed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

Cebu City reports 708 recoveries over past week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government reported more than 700 recoveries of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from July 13 to July 17, 2020. Lawyer Rey Gealon, city government spokesperson, said the recoveries came from…

400 Cebu City Jail inmates recover from COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 400 inmates of the Cebu City Jail have recovered from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of July 17, 2020. In a statement, the Cebu City Public Information Office revealed that…

All COVID-19 patients in Cebu City Jail Male dorm recover

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients at the Cebu City Jail Male dormitory have recovered. This was announced by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) on their…

Former convict killed in Barangay Tejero

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former convict was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Sitio Macarosa, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City at around 5:30 p.m. this Friday, May 22, 2020. Reymond Regis, 43, a resident of Sitio…

Cebu City Jail inmates make up most of 32 COVID cases today

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of COVID-19 cases in the jail facilities in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, has begun to rise again. Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City spokesperson and legal officer, said that there were 23…

BJMP adopts Labella’s EO 71 nationwide

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has decided to adopt the executive order (EO) of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to test all incoming and outgoing persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in…

Mandatory swab testing for all inmates going in and out of Cebu City Jail

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All inmates about to be committed to or released from the Cebu City Jail will have to undergo mandatory swab testing. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella announced on Monday, April 27, 2020, that…

63 more from Cebu City Jail positive of COVID-19, total now at 209

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are now 209 prisoners and jail officers of the Cebu City Jail who tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella announced on Saturday, April 25, that…

COVID-19 invades Mandaue City Jail; region count nears 400

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has now reached Mandaue City Jail, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7) revealed. The COVID-19 bulletin of DOH – 7 on Friday, April 24…

Art, music therapy among interventions in Cebu City jail amid rising COVID-19 cases

Alven Maria A. Timtim 04/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) has set up physical, mental, and spiritual intervention inside the Cebu City Jail amid the rising positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019…

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