No new COVID-19 cases in 62 Cebu City barangays

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Christmas is only 16 days away and the COVID-19 situation here continues to improve. As of December 7, 2021, data from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Cebu City showed that 62 out…

1st Day of Nat’l Vax Days in Cebu City: A Success

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As far as local officials in Cebu City are concerned, the first day of National Vaccination Days here was a success. Most, if not all, of the city’s 91 vaccination sites drew hundreds…

As Omicron threat looms, EOC to push city gov’t, hospitals on stocking up anti-COVID pills

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Cebu City wants the city government and hospitals here to start stocking up anti-COVID medicines. This is just one of their recommendations in anticipation of the possible…

Archdiocese of Cebu, EOC look to allow Misa de Gallo to be held in other venues

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Archdiocese of Cebu and the Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said they propose allowing the holding of the traditional dawn masses leading to Christmas Day in other venues aside from just big…

Only 69 active COVID-19 cases left in Cebu City, lowest this year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time, Cebu City has only 69 active cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVD-19) left, the lowest it has ever recorded this year. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor…

More protocols expected in Cebu City malls due to influx of mallgoers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials from Cebu City have diverted their attention to malls instead of cemeteries in this year’s Kalag-Kalag. This after they expressed concerns over an increase of mallgoers over the weekend. Councilor Joel Garganera,…

Cebu City now looking into reopening of cinemas, amusement activities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now studying how to safely reopen cinemas and amusement activities. The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Monday, October 18 announced that they would be looking into reopening movie theaters…

Is Cebu City allowing political motorcades?

Derycka C. Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is finalizing its guidelines on political motorcades and caravans that are expected to take place in the city now that aspirants have filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COC). Councilor Joel Garganera,…

Cebu City starts Kalag-kalag preparations

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Preparations for the Kalag-Kalag season in Cebu City are underway. Officials from the city government on Monday, October 11 announced that they will be releasing policies and guidelines in relation to the upcoming…

In Cebu City, adolescents with co-morbidities to be prioritized for vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting Monday, October 11, 2021, adolescents aged 12 to 17 years old here can register to receive free COVID-19 vaccines from the national government. The Cebu City Government on Monday announced that its…

Cebu City posts lowest positivity rate for 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The COVID-19 situation in Cebu City continues to improve as it records its lowest daily positivity rate so far. The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Sunday, October 10, 2021, registered a 2.17…

EOC: COVID outbreak in Cebu City indeed improving

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local officials agreed with the findings from OCTA Research that the COVID-19 outbreak here is starting to improve. But with the city’s Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) status extended until September 7, they…

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