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…

Cebu City COVID-19 cemetery project shelved

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s plan to build a cemetery for victims of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic will no longer push through. Councilor David Tumulak, the proponent for the Cebu City Memorial Garden ordinance…

China’s Coronavac 80% effective at preventing COVID-19 deaths: Chile results

Agence France Presse 04/17/2021

SANTIAGO, Chile  – China’s Coronavac vaccine was 67 percent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 and 80 percent at preventing death, according to real-life results unveiled Friday from Chile’s inoculation campaign. “These figures should convey peace of mind…

Cebu province cases climb to 1.6K, deaths at 101

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province now has a total of 1,608 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases after the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported 68 new cases of the infection on Monday, July 6,…

DOH-7 records 8 COVID-related deaths in Cebu on May 21

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7) reported eight new deaths related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Cebu on Thursday, May 21, 2020. In a press release issued…

Capitol to file case vs curfew-cursing rapper

Rosalie Abatayo 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A public apology will not erase the “violation” of Jean Brandon Perang, the rapper who cursed at the government for implementing curfew and claimed that they held a rap battle despite the prohibition…

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