Minors, 15 years old and below, barred from supermarkets, groceries

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting this Monday, November 22, children or minors 15 years old and below will be prohibited from entering grocery stores and supermarkets in Cebu City. The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday,…

Cebu City EOC to public: Continue wearing face shields inside public transport

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) urges the public to continue wearing face shields inside public transportation.  Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that the new policy imposed…

Cebu City’s daily COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 6.5%

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) revealed a further improvement in the COVID-19 cases in the city. The daily positivity rate has dropped to 6.5 percent, a huge drop from the average…

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…

EOC: No more waiting lines in most hospitals

Dyrecka Letigio 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reported that further improvements have been observed in the COVID-19 situation in the city in the past few days. The most noticeable of which is that…

EOC: Patients with no COVID-like symptoms can go out BICs after 10-day isolation

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/30/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The deputy chief implementor of the Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said patients could go out of the isolation facility should individuals no longer manifest COVID-like symptoms in the last three…

EOC urges patients isolated in BICs to help maintain cleanliness

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The chief implementor of Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has urged those being isolated in barangay isolation centers (BICs) to work together in maintaining the cleanliness of their rooms. Councilor Joel Garganera…

Cebu City EOC: Waiting line for hospitals still a problem

Dyrecka Letigio 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said that the waiting line for hospital remains a problem in the city. This is despite a drop in the hospital occupancy rate to 69 percent…

Cebu City breaches 100 mark for COVID-19 deaths in half a month

Dyrecka Letigio 08/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has breached the 100-mark for casualties of the COVID-19 in only half a month in August 2021. Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said that…

Cebu City prepares for possible use of mass burial site

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is preparing probably for the worse — a mass burial site for COVID-19 fatalities. Councilor Joel Garganera, head of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said they were already anticipating for…

Cebu City EOC: Delta variant may be the cause of COVID cases spike

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/02/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Councilor and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Deputy Chief Implementer Joel Garganera said they were not discounting the possibility that the spike of COVID-19 cases in the city might be due…

Cebu City EOC: MGCQ does not matter, we will enforce stricter measures

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will not be putting its guard down amid the plans of the national government to keep the city under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) even when its neighboring cities…

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