Cebu City logs 9 COVID-19 deaths in early September

Dyrecka Letigio 09/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — September has just began, but Cebu City already recorded nine COVID-19 related deaths in the past four days.  In the latest data of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), the death toll for August…

Cebu City ends August 2021 with 266 COVID-19 deaths, ‘improving’ situation

Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City ends August 2021 with 266 deaths, its second-highest number of deaths in a single month since the pandemic began in March 2020. The highest death toll the city ever recorded in…

COVID-19 death toll for August in Cebu City now at 27

Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It has been merely a week into August 2021 and the death toll for COVID-19 in Cebu City has now reached 27. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) revealed that the deaths are consistently…

Confirmed death toll in Miami condo collapse reaches 86, mayor says

Reuters 07/11/2021

WASHINGTON — The number of people confirmed to have been killed in the collapse of a Miami-area condominium tower last month reached 86, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said on Saturday. No survivors have been pulled…

Typhoon Ulysses death toll hits 67 – NDRRMC

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 11/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The official death toll from yyphoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) has climbed to  67 as of Sunday with dozens more injured or missing, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) said. As of…

Gov’t issues conflicting reports on Ulysses death toll, Roque explains

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Government officials on Friday came out with different reports on the Typhoon Ulysses death toll as the country reels from the effects of the typhoon that caused massive flooding in parts of Luzon. In…

Typhoon Ulysses death toll climbs to 14

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Over a dozen individuals have died as a result of the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon. Citing data from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council…

Global coronavirus death toll passes one million

AFP 09/28/2020

PARIS, France – The global death toll from the new coronavirus, which emerged less than a year ago in China and has swept across the world, passed one million on Sunday. The pandemic has ravaged the global…

Cebu City eyes new public cemetery

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is looking for lots in the mountain barangays that can be made into a new public cemetery as the death toll in the city for the Coronavirus Disease 2019…

PH coronavirus cases now at 27,238 as 457 more contracted COVID-19

Katrina Hallare 06/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The total number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines is now at 27,238, according to the latest data released by the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday. DOH said the current tally includes the…

COVID-19 cases in PH exceed 23,000; death toll stands at 1,027

Daphne Galvez 06/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country exceeded 23,000 on Wednesday as the Department of Health (DOH) recorded 750 new cases. The total number of cases now stands at 23,732. Of the new cases,…

Philippines’ COVID-19 cases surge to 14,319; death toll at 873

Darryl John Esguerra 05/25/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The total number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines has risen to 14,319 as the Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported 284 new cases nationwide. Of the new cases, 171 came…

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