EOC: Classrooms used as brgy isolation centers turned over to DepEd

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—All of the classrooms that were used as barangay isolation centers (BICs) during the height of the pandemic have been vacated and turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd), the head of the Cebu…

Cebu City EOC’s assurance: No lockdown after elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) made an assurance that there will be no lockdowns here after the May 9, 2022 elections. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC,…

Cebu City EOC lays out recommendations for future crowd-drawing events

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines-  The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has laid out a number of safety recommendations for both organizers and attendees of future events that are likely to draw huge crowds. This comes after the staging of…

Alert Level 1: Cebu City establishments to return to 100% capacity

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Establishments here can return to accommodating guests at a 100 percent capacity, the city government announced. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) of Cebu City announced on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, that businesses will…

EOC data: COVID-19 transmission low in Cebu City 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said that in the past 11 days, transmission of COVID-19 has slowed down. The EOC said the daily positivity rate has remained below five percent for the said…

Cebu City open to lifting curfew; Rama to announce decision on Feb. 24 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials in Cebu City welcomed the decision of the national government’s anti-COVID task force to ease restrictions here by placing the city back to Alert Level 2. And local officials are open to…

National bets, supporters reminded: Be mindful when campaigning in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities here urged national bets, political parties, and their supporters to be mindful when campaigning.  Campaigning period for national candidates will officially begin on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.  In Cebu City, the local…

2nd day of Bar Exams in Cebu: Peaceful, smooth

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The second and last day of the regionalized bar exams held here was smooth and peaceful, said local officials.  Councilor Joel Garganera said the long queues of bar takers, waiting to be admitted…

Start of Bar exams in Cebu City goes smoothly — EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bar exams took off to a good start in Cebu City on Friday morning, February 4, 2022.  Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said there…

COVID-19 cases declining in Cebu City? Too early to tell, says EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City recorded 302 new COVID-19 cases on January 24, 2022, based on the validated report of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said…

Report to EOC if positive in home antigen test

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging those who took antigen tests at home to report positive results to them.  Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that those…

Home isolation now preferred — Cebu City EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Homes isolation is now preferred in Cebu City for positive cases of COVID-19 with mild and manageable symptoms. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said that…

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