EOC: Penalties for no face mask remains

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Cebu City recommends to continue imposing penalties to individuals caught not wearing face masks in public.  Councilor Joel Garganera, head of the city’s EOC, told reporters in a message…

Govt rules: Only 700 allowed to physically witness First Baptism reenactment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Only 700 people will be allowed to join and witness on April 14, 2021 the reenactment of First Baptism in line with the quincentenary celebrations of the arrival of Christianity in the country.…

Labella firm on keeping RT-PCR tests

Morexette Marie Erram 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday, March 1, stood by with his decision to keep real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test results as a requirement for travelers bound for Cebu City. With…

IATF: Only 700 allowed to physically attend reenactment of first baptism in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Celebration for the quincentennial arrival of Christianity in the Philippines here in Cebu will go on albeit huge adjustments are to be made due to the continuing threats of the coronavirus disease 2019…

Parties, gatherings among top sources of new COVID infection

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City saw a rise in the number of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the past few days but where did these infections come from? The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC),…

Cebu City, Archdiocese form ‘overseeing group’ for Christianity’s quincentenary celebration

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a few people will be allowed to physically attend events in line with one of the country’s most awaited celebrations this 2021. This as the Archdiocese of Cebu and the Cebu City…

Labella optimistic Cebu City can achieve ‘COVID-free’ status

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is optimistic that the city can achieve a coronavirus-free status, a challenge dangled by the Visayas’ top official of the anti-coronavirus task force. “I am optimistic (we can…

Police accreditation eyed as requirement for deliverymen

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Government officials have recommended requiring police accreditation for individuals who are planning to apply as deliverymen in Cebu City. This was just some of the suggestions raised during a meeting that the city’s…

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