Only 150 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are fewer COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals in Cebu City, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) here, revealed. The EOC said only 150 COVID-19 dedicated beds in 15 public and private hospitals in…

Modular tombs turned over to Cabantan Cemetery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pre-fabricated molds that will be used to build new tombs have just been installed in the Cabantan Cemetery in Barrio Luz, Cebu City.  Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the City Council’s chairperson…

Cebu City continues to build more tombs amid drop in COVID deaths

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the significant drop in COVID-19 deaths in Cebu City, the city government has continued the construction of new tombs in the major cemeteries here. Councilor Jerry Guardo, City Council’s chairperson for infrastructure,…

3rd surge in Cebu City finally ends

Dyrecka Letigio 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The third surge of COVID-19 cases, which began in July 2021, has officially ended for Cebu City as the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reports a stable COVID-19 situation in the city. The first…

COVID-19 mortalities in Cebu City on the decline — EOC

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said that mortalities from COVID-19 have been on the decline for the past weeks now. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC said…

No mass grave in Pinamungajan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Pinamungajan debunked reports circulating on social media, alleging that they recently opened a mass grave to address the rising number of COVID-related fatalities. The locality’s Public Information Office (PIO),…

Cebu City’s cadaver van now ready for use

Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak announced on August 31, 2021, that the cadaver van at the Department of General Services (DGS) compound at the South Road Properties is now ready for use. Tumulak…

EOC reports more deaths in mountain barangays

Dyrecka C. Letigio 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has reported more deaths in the city’s mountain barangays. The EOC revealed that there have been six more deaths each in the North District and South…

Mountain barangay deaths concern EOC

Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has noticed a rise in deaths in the city’s northern barangays since the beginning of August 2021. Councilor Joel Garganera said that they opened a cluster…

Cemetery workers in Cebu City warned: Stop under-the-table transactions

Dyrecka Letigio 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak warned cemetery workers to stop under-the-table transactions with bereaved families to rack up the price of burial slots or else the city will be going after them. Tumulak…

COVID-19 deaths in Cebu City: Mostly unvaccinated individuals

Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City logged 31 COVID-19 related deaths as of August 3. A total of 82 others were also reported for the month of July. However, this does not necessarily mean that the deaths…

COVID-19 casualties a priority in crematoriums — Tumulak

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is urging the family members of deceased individuals who did not die of COVID-19 not to cremate the bodies. He said that there is a long line of…

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