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…

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…

People with comorbidities allowed to walk-in at NOAH from Aug 25-27

Dyrecka Letigio 08/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will open the NOAH Complex mega-vaccination site at the South Road Properties (SRP) to walk-ins for those with comorbidities from August 25 to 27, 2021. The Vaccination Operations Center (VOC) announced…

Carbon Market close to shoppers on Sundays, and private vehicles starting Monday

Dyrecka Letigio 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon Market will be closed to shoppers every Sunday starting August 22, 2021, and to private vehicles starting Monday, August 23, 2021. The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) announced that these…

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…

EOC needs more step-down facilities

Dyrecka Letigio 08/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hospital utilization rate in Cebu City has seen a slight drop from 75.6 percent to 72.7 on August 17, 2021, showing an improvement to the admission rate of COVID-19 patients. Based on…

EOC: Unvaccinated individuals make up 90% of COVID cases in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Ninety percent of Mandaue City’s active COVID cases are unvaccinated individuals, according to the Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (EOC). As of Wednesday, August 11, 2021, Mandaue City has 1,629 active cases of…

Mandaue to check on kids at city’s welfare center for COVID-19

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center will be visiting the city’s orphanage, the Hope of Mandaue (HOME) Children’s Center at the City’s Social Welfare Services building to check on the health status of…

COVID-19 cases among minors are rising — Cebu City EOC

Dyrecka Letigio 08/07/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center notes an increase of COVID-19 cases among minor age groups. In the most recent data released to the media, the EOC showed that for new cases…

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…

With symptomatic cases rising, EOC urges Mandaue public to get vaccinated

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The head of the Mandaue Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging the public to get vaccinated and avoid getting infected with the virus or suffering through the severe symptoms of the virus. Lawyer…

Mandaue preparing for effects of rising COVID-19 cases

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government is now preparing for the effects of  the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. Lawyer Julius Caesar Entise, deputy chief of the Emergency Operations Center, said the EOC conducted a meeting with…

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