Dino tests positive for COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 02/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Sec. Michael Lloyd Dino of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas is asking those who were recently in contact with him to have themselves tested for the coronavirus disease 2019…

Samsam tests positive for COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas has been infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Gullas disclosed on his official Facebook page on Wednesday, February 10, that he recently tested positive for the…

COVID-19 nurses: Christmas away from families

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) nurses spent their Christmas dawn with patients at the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH). The nurses welcomed Christmas day away from their families and friends,…

118 recovered COVID-19 patients in Cebu City to go home today

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More recovered patients of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be going home today, July 24, 2020 from the various isolation and quarantine centers in Cebu City. Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City spokesperson,…

Cordova Police Station now COVID-free

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Police Station is now COVID-free. The last two of the four cops, who tested positive for the coronavirus disease have already recovered from their infection will already report for work starting…

18 Consolacion cops under isolation after 1 cop tested positive of COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eighteen policemen of the Consolacion Police Station are isolated at the police station after one of the policemen, who was deployed to the town to augment the town’s police force, tested positive of…

14 policemen isolated at CCPO are not showing COVID-19 symptoms

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 14 policemen, who are isolated in the second floor of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) for seven days now, have not shown any symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Police Colonel…

Symptomatic patients increasing, new isolation facility eyed

Immae Lachica 06/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dr. Ronald Oporto, hospital administrator of Lapu-Lapu City, has told mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan that they are planning to make another isolation facility for symptomatic patients. Oporto together with DRRMO head Nagiel Bañacia attended…

Police says no foul play found in VSMMC incident

Immae Lachica 06/09/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Police found no foul play in the incident at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, wherein a patient leaped to death from the third floor of the building. The…

OFWs to stay in Metro Manila for only 5 days

Julie M. Aurelio - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/06/2020

Repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFW) will only stay in Metro Manila for a maximum of five days for new coronavirus testing and isolation before they are ferried to their provinces. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana vowed to fast-track…

While waiting for swab results, Mantuyong chief wants close contacts of positive patients isolated

Immae Lachica 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The village chief of Mantuyong in Mandaue City is asking city officials to assist them in moving those persons who came in close contact with the latest coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-positive individuals to an…

COVID-19 patient caught stealing ‘things’ inside Tejero isolation center

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive man, may not be able to taste freedom even when he will recover from the virus because he will be transferred to the detention facility of…

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