DOH: COVID-19 risk still low nationwide

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 05/22/2024

MANILA, Philippines — A “small” increase in coronavirus infections nationwide has been reported on Tuesday but the Department of Health has said that the COVID-19 risk in all regions of the country has remained low. From May…

Covid lowered life expectancy by 1.6 years worldwide — study

Agence France Presse 03/12/2024

COVID-19 caused the average life expectancy of people worldwide to fall by 1.6 years during the first two years of the pandemic, a more dramatic decline than previously thought, a major study said Tuesday. This marked a…

President Marcos, who has COVID-19, will conduct online meetings

Jean Mangaluz - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ 12/05/2023

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos will be in isolation for five days after he tested positive for COVID-19, the Presidential Communications Office said in a Facebook post on Tuesday. The PCO said that the President remained…

Palma: Be thankful to God for the trials that we’ve conquered

Futch Anthony Inso 11/21/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma encouraged the faithful to glorify God more in light of the recent calamities that Cebuanos have conquered. During his pontifical mass for the 288th Fiesta Celebration of the Nuestra Señora…

Get bivalent COVID-19 shots, DOH urges public

CTU Intern Angeline Bregondo 08/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Department of Health (DOH) Central Visayas urges the public to be vaccinated with bivalent COVID-19 vaccines. Bivalent vaccines target specific variants of COVID-19, like the more transmissible Omicron, and can serves as a first, second,…

Bongbong Marcos: COVID-19 public health emergency in PH lifted

Charie Abarca 07/22/2023

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is lifting the COVID-19 public health emergency nationwide. On Friday, July 21, Marcos issued Proclamation No. 297, effectively removing the country’s emergency status due to the pandemic but continued the…

Digital marketing expert: COVID-19 introduced many to digital technology

07/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The COVID-19 pandemic caused a ‘lasting change” in the way people think and behave. It also introduce a lot of Filipinos to digital technology, which is the way of the future, according to…

Annual Yaw-Yan ArDigma Summer Camp starts on June 13

Glendale G. Rosal 06/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu’s renowned Yaw-Yan ArDigma Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) will officially start with its annual summer camp on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at its main headquarters in downtown Cebu City. Around a hundred enrollees are…

Cebu City deactivates EOC for COVID-19

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government deactivated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for COVID-19 on Thursday, June 1, 2023. Cebu City Councilor and former Cebu City EOC deputy chief implementer Joel Garganera told reporters that…

Luis Manzano muling nakapiling ang pamilya matapos magpositibo sa COVID-19

Therese Arceo 05/17/2023

FINALLY ay muli nang nakapiling ng TV host-actor na si Luis Manzano ang kanyang mag-ina na sina Jessy Mendiola at Baby Peanut. Pansamantala muna kasing humiwalay ang anak nina Vilma Santos at Edu Manzano sa kanyang mag-ina matapos itong…

Archival seeks ‘updated’ online data on COVID-19 infection and vaccination rate

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has requested the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) to upgrade its online information services regarding COVID-19. The council, on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, approved the resolution that Councilor Nestor…

After CVIRAA, Central Visayas athletes prepare for Palarong Pambansa qualifying meet

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the success of the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) Meet, athletes here now have their eyes set on the Palarong Pambansa qualifiers, according to Lawyer Fiel Almendra, assistant regional director of…

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