Mandaue deploys personnel at city’s cemeteries

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has started deploying personnel at the city’s cemeteries on Friday, October 22, 2021. Buddy Alain Ybañez, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said that they…

Minors, 12 to 17 years old, of Mandaue urged to register for COVID-19 vaccination

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City is encouraging minors aged 12 to 17 years old, their parents and those under other categories that were not part of the priority sectors to register online to get vaccinated against…

Mandaue mayor not keen on ‘Bakuna Bubble’ in city

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is not keen on implementing a ‘Bakuna Bubble’ in the city. City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, chairman of the comittee on health, said that they talked with other city councilors…

Step-down facility expected to boost Mandaue’s COVID response 

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The newly completed Mandaue City “step-down” facility is expected to boost the city’s COVID-19 response. Mayor Jonas Cortes led the ceremonial blessing and turnover of the step-down facility on Monday morning, September 6,…

Mandaue to PUV drivers get vaccinated at ‘Bakuna, Bai!’

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will be reaching out to the officers of drivers’ associations to cascade the information about COVID vaccination and encourage their members to get vaccinated. Mayor Jonas Cortes made this…

Tricities under MECQ, Cebu Province under GCQ with heightened restrictions until August 31

Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Tricities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu will remain under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until August 31, 2021. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced on Friday morning (August 13) the quarantine status update…

LTFRB-7: 112 PUVs caught violating health protocols in Metro Cebu

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Operators of 112 public utility vehicles (PUVs) were issued show cause orders and inspection report summons (IRS) by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB) for violating health protocols…

With symptomatic cases rising, EOC urges Mandaue public to get vaccinated

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The head of the Mandaue Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging the public to get vaccinated and avoid getting infected with the virus or suffering through the severe symptoms of the virus. Lawyer…

LTFRB-7: Operators to decide whether to continue to ply amid restrictions

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has reiterated that public utility vehicles (PUVs) are still allowed to ply their routes in Metro Cebu even if the tri-cities of…

Mandaue considers giving free temporary accommodation to health workers

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is again planning to provide health workers with free temporary accommodation. Mayor Jonas Cortes said especially that COVID-19 cases were rising and capacity utilization rate of hospitals had increased,…

Delta variant cases in Mandaue have fully recovered — mayor

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The three individuals who were infected with the Delta variant of COVID-19 in Mandaue City have already recovered.  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on Friday, July 30, 2021, said the three patients were…

Mandaue prepares for MECQ while waiting for reply of MGCQ appeal

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- — The Mandaue City government has yet to recieve a feedback from the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) on the city’s appeal to remain under modified general…

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