DepEd Cebu City appeals to EOC not to use schools as isolation centers again

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) in Cebu City appeals to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) not to use the schools as isolation centers again. District Supervisor Liberato Lauranillo for DepEd Cebu City central…

Cebu City to open more isolation centers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Active cases in Cebu City is now at 1, 588. Of these, 366 were logged on Saturday, January 15, data from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) show. Anticipating detection of more cases in…

When to home isolate or home quarantine?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is already encouraging the public to home isolate or home quarantine considering that facilities in Cebu have been damaged due to Typhoon Odette. Doctor…

Cebu City sees slight rise in COVID-19 active cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Cebu City is seeing a slight rise in COVID-19 active cases in the past days with 43 active cases as of January 5, 2022, from the less than ten active cases three days prior.…

Isolating patient hits untidy state of City Central School isolation facility

Dyrecka Letigio 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be checking the conditions of the City Central School isolation facility after a patient complained on social media about the facility’s untidy state. Kris Lang,…

Cebu City to make more COVID-19 beds available to address full hospitals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is planning to open more beds for isolation and treatment centers as experts advised the city that the health care system has become overwhelmed. Acting Mayor Michael Rama said the city…

Cebu City Council thumbs down P40M for food packs of frontliners

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has thumbed down a P40 million budget request that should have been allocated to buy food packs for the city’s frontliners including police and health staff in quarantine centers.…

Tuob kits worth P2.5M distributed to isolated patients

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has distributed P2.5 million worth of tuob kits to 1,000 isolated patients in the city since April 2020. Councilor Jerry Guardo revealed that all the 1,000 tuob kits the…

Magalong: Cebu City will need more isolation centers as tracing intensifies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, who is currently in Cebu City to help establish a better contact tracing system, said this city may need to have more isolation centers once the intensified contact…

Use of schools as isolation centers extended until June 15

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local government units in Cebu province may continue to use their public schools as temporary isolation centers until June 15, 2020. In a meeting with Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, May 19, 2020,…

Lapu-Lapu City readies 1,000-bed capacity isolation centers for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

Norman V. Mendoza 04/29/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Isolation centers with a combined capacity of 900 to 1,000 beds are being prepared by the city government of Lapu-Lapu for residents who will test positive but remain asymptomatic of COVID-19 during a…

City Hall starts transfer of COVID-19 patients from Brgy Labangon to isolation center

Doris C. Bongcac 04/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City government targets to complete tonight, April 25, 2020, the transfer of Barangay Labangon residents, who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), to their designated isolation center. In a…

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