Lapu-Lapu sends medical team to vaccinate Caubian residents

Futch Anthony Inso 08/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) has deployed a team on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, to Barangay Caubian to conduct a vaccination activity. Barangay Caubian is an islet barangay on Olango Island. Mayor…

90 Lapu individuals receive first Pfizer dose

Futch Anthony Inso 05/27/2021

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 90 individuals from Lapu-Lapu City has received their first dose of Pfizer’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, said that among these…

9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Nine Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) employees and contact tracers tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Wednesday,…

COVID-19 vaccination simulation in Lapu postponed

Futch Anthony Inso 02/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City has postponed the holding of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination simulation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  This was confirmed by Mark Anthony Bautista, public information officer of Lapu-Lapu City. He said that…

Lapu-Lapu mayor’s sister tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The sister of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, Grace Carungay, tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, February 19, 2021. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan…

DILG rehires 90 contact tracers for Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 02/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has rehired 90 contact tracers who will be assigned to Lapu-Lapu City. Jonah Pino, the officer in charge of the DILG in Lapu-Lapu City, said that the…

Lapu-Lapu mayor’s mother passes on at 69

Futch Anthony Inso 01/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan’s mother, Erlinda Chan, passed away around 12:30 p.m. today, January 28, 2021. She was 69. This was confirmed by the mayor through his Facebook account. Just In:…

2 ROFs from Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 01/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Two Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) in Lapu-Lapu City have tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU). Carungay…

Slight rise of COVID-19 cases noted in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 01/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government could not attribute yet the slight rise of cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the city to the recent Christmas and New Year celebrations. Earlier, the Department…

Lapu’s active cases of COVID-19 rise from 22 to 28

Futch Anthony Inso 12/31/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Active cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Lapu-Lapu City has increased from 22 to 28, with the addition of six new cases yesterday, December 30, 2020, the city’s top health official…

Lapu’s active COVID-19 cases now down to 23

Futch Anthony Inso 12/29/2020

Mactan Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City. CDN Digital photo | Brian J. Ochoa LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – It’s now down to only 23 remaining active cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Lapu-Lapu City with 20 barangays…

Lapu logs 33 positives from barangay swab testing

Futch Anthony Inso 11/19/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has recorded 33 individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 in the mass swab testing that they conducted on the 11 barangays with the most number of infections. According to…

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