Mandaue reports 2 COVID-19 related deaths, 4 recoveries, 2 new cases on Oct 12

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two deaths from July and September were added to the tally of deaths related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mandaue City. The city’s Public Information Office logged on Monday, October 12, 2020,…

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…

In rare case, US infant dies from COVID-19

03/29/2020

WASHINGTON, United States — A US infant has died from the COVID-19 illness, officials in the state of Illinois said on Saturday, marking an extremely rare case of juvenile death in the global pandemic. At a news…

Two fatalities in Negros Oriental on Christmas Day

Florence Baesa 12/26/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- Two persons died on Christmas Day, December 25, 2019, in two separate incidents in the province. One of the two was identified as Jasem Ompar, 18, single of Barangay Basak, Guihulngan City, who…

As reports trickle in, Ursula’s devastation unfolds: 8 dead, 6 missing in Iloilo, Capiz

Nestor Burgos Jr. - Inquirer Visayas 12/25/2019

ILOILO CITY—Typhoon Ursula left at least eight persons dead, including a 3-year-old boy, and six others missing in Iloilo and Capiz provinces as reports from areas cut off from communication started coming in. The fatalities included three…

Death toll in rebel ambush in Samar rose to 3

Froilan Gallardo 12/14/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO— Police said another civilian, who was among the 12 who were wounded in the Friday ambush in Borongan, Eastern Samar, died on Saturday, December 14, 2019, bringing the number of fatalities to a total…

Latest measles deaths in CV: Two babies from Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two babies — a 1-year-old boy and a 5-month-old girl — from Cebu Province and Lapu-Lapu City — are the latest fatalities of measles in Central Visayas. These raise the number of deaths …

Families of fatalities belie shootout claim

Nestle L. Semilla and Benjie B. Talisic 11/25/2018

The families of the three suspected drug personalities killed in Barangay Maghaway, Talisay City strongly denied police claims that there was a buy bust operation conducted on Saturday afternoon. Lydia Labrador, the wife of Susano Labrador; one…

TYPHOON OMPONG UPDATE: 25 fatalities, thousands evacuated

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/16/2018

At least 25 persons were reported dead while around 250,000 others were evacuated after typhoon Ompong battered northern Luzon. Suspension of sea travels in Central Visayas was already lifted on Sunday. Volunteers from the Philippine Red Cross…

Fatalities in Alegria, Cebu vehicular accident rise to 7

Morexette B. Erram 01/20/2018

The number of fatalities in the Toyota Grandia van that crashed into a tree in Barangay Legaspi, Alegria town in southwestern Cebu has risen from five to seven, police said. The Alegria Police Station confirmed that the…

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