Cebu sticks with EO on foreign arrivals, Gwen hits on IATF again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu will still implement its policies on foreign arrivals despite concerns raised by the national government. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, clarified that she is merely following the protocols on…

Mayor Chan thanks IATF for downgrading city’s status to Alert Level 2

Futch Anthony Inso 02/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has expressed his gratitude to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) for downgrading the city status to Alert Level 2 from…

Cebu City downgrades to Alert Level 2; daily positivity rate drops to 8%

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s COVID-19 situation continues to be better as it has now been downgraded to Alert Level 2. The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for COVID-19, through Malacañan Palace, has announced the new Alert…

Cebu back to Alert Level 2

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting this Wednesday, February 16, 2022, the entire island province of Cebu will go back to Alert Level 2.  Malacañang on Monday, February 14, announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management…

Gwen open to dialogue with nat’l gov’t on Cebu policies in foreign arrivals 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said she was open to having a dialogue with the national government pertaining to the province’s policies in foreign arrivals. Interior and Local Government Secretary Jonathan Malaya on February…

PH heading to endemic response vs COVID? Officials say possible

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Denmark’s decision to drop COVID-related restrictions, including the mandatory wearing of face masks, made waves across the world, sparking discussions of the infection may become an endemic soon. Here in the Philippines, officials…

Cebu City may downgrade from Alert Level 3 soon, IATF officials say

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to decline, Cebu City may downgrade its Alert Level 3 status soon.  Officials from the national government on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, expressed hope that…

Cebu Province to swab upon arrival unvaccinated, partially vaccinated travelers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province will be abiding by the newly released COVID-19 guidelines of the National Interagency Task Force (IATF) for incoming travelers from abroad giving privileges to those who are fully vaccinated. Except that…

No lockdown in Cebu amid Alert Level 3

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No lockdown in Cebu. This was the reassurance released by local officials here after the national government elevated the entire island province’s quarantine classification to Alert Level 3.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Saturday,…

Entire Cebu under Alert Level 3

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The entire island province of Cebu has been reverted to a stricter quarantine classification. This after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-MEID) included Cebu province under the…

Mandaue on Alert Level 3 status: No lockdown, no need to appeal IATF ruling

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will not appeal the decision of the InterAgency Task Force (IATF) to place the city under Alert Level 3 from January 14 to January 31, 2022. Lawyer John Eddu…

No lockdown in Cebu City for Alert Level 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no lockdown in Cebu City with the raising of the Alert Status to Level 3 starting January 14 until January 31, 2022. Mayor Michael Rama said that the city did…

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