It’s still mask on in Mandaue City…..for now

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office would still advocate for the wearing of face masks. Dr. Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes, the assistant city health officer said that even if a person is vaccinated against COVID-19,…

COVID-19 rising among hospital staff, mostly asymptomatic — EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hospitals are feeling the brunt of the ongoing COVID-19 surge in Cebu City not because of a spike in admissions, but rather due to their staff getting infected. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy…

CCPO conducts mass swab testing after 2 cops test positive for COVID-19

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City cops have been ordered to undergo mass swab testing starting Friday, January 21, 2022, as the city experiences another surge of COVID-19 infections. However, Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director…

Oplan Bulabog nets more violators in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 220 violators, including 29 rescued minors, were rounded up during Thursday night’s Oplan Bulabog in Cebu City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City…

Mandaue City braces for another COVID-19 surge

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government is now preparing for another possible surge of COVID-19. Lawyer Jamaal James Calipayan, the City Administrator, said as the city’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase, they are now looking…

Netizens laud 50 frontliners from Cebu deployed to help battle COVID-19 surge in NCR

Immae Lachica 04/07/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Salute to all our modern-day heroes! This is what the internet has been talking about when it was reported that 50 frontliners from Cebu will be flying to Manila to help battle the…

Luz officials warn residents of another COVID-19 surge

Doris C. Bongcac 01/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Officials of Barangay Luz in Cebu City have again sounded the alarm bells after their Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reported a total of 12 active cases of the coronavirus disease. They especially…

In case of surge, gov’t hospitals told to give up to 70% bed capacity for COVID-19

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 07/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government has required public hospitals to increase their bed allocation for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients when there is a surge of infections. Earlier, public and private hospitals were asked to dedicate 30 percent…

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