Separated for 40 years, sisters finally met under strange circumstances

Futch Anthony Inso 05/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Two sisters who were separated for 40 years, have finally met each other due to their office uniform and through the contact-tracing efforts of the Lapu-Lapu City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU). April…

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…

2 ROFs from Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 01/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Two Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) in Lapu-Lapu City have tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU). Carungay…

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…

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…

Tri-city mass testing to help trace, prevent asymptomatic from becoming ‘super-spreaders’

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/07/2020

CEBU CITY—The mass testing component of the Project Balik Buhay is vital in tracing asymptomatic persons and prevent them from becoming ‘super-spreaders.’ The Project Balik Buhay is a collaborative effort of the local government units of the…

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