Medellin logs 3 new cases; Mayor, staff negative for COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Medellin Mayor Joven Mondigo Jr. and the staffers of the local government unit who were close contacts with a previously confirmed COVID-19 case in the town have tested negative for the viral infection.…

Mondigo orders disinfection of Medellin town hall after an employee test positive for COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 07/05/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Office of the Mayor in Medellin town was ordered closed for disinfection on Saturday, July 4, after one of its staff tested positive for the coronavirus disease. Disinfection will also be made…

Church in Medellin town adopts measures vs COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 06/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Parishioners of the Sto. Niño Parish Church in Medellin town in northern Cebu will now be required to undergo thermal scanning and sanitation before they will be allowed to enter the church premise.…

In Medellin, 9 close contacts of 1st COVID patient test negative

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Most of the individuals identified to have come in close contact with the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient in Medellin town were free of the virus, local officials announced. The municipal government…

Dialysis patient is Medellin’s first COVID-19 case

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  A dialysis patient from Barangay Kawit, Medellin has become the recent addition to the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the province and the first case in the second northernmost town in…

Parish in Medellin implements ‘One Entrance, One Exit’ policy in fight vs COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 06/07/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Sto. Niño Parish Church in Medellin town is adopting a “One Entrance, One Exit Policy” to avoid the possible spread of the coronavirus disease among its parishioners. The new policy was announced…

Medellin, Compostela cops nab 5 ‘tigbakay’ gamblers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two tigbakay or illegal cockfighting raids in one day lead to the arrest of five men in the northern towns of Medellin and Compostela today, May 30. Police Master Sergeant Orlando Batusin of…

Who is this Medellin artist behind the viral Sto. Niño painting?

Immae Lachica 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— What makes a painting come to life? Is it the choice of color, the size, the subject, or the details? This artist from Medellin, Cebu combined all those details and created a masterpiece with…

Magnitude 2.2 earthquake felt in Medellin, Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/10/2020

CEBU CITY. Philippines — A magnitude 2.2 earthquake was recorded in Medellin town, northern Cebu, around 9:45 a.m. this Sunday, May 10. The earthquake had a depth of 25 kilometers with its epicenter located about six kilometers…

Children from Yolanda Village dedicate artworks for frontliners

Immae Lachica 05/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Children from the Yolanda Village in Medellin town, northern Cebu are expressing their love and support to frontliners working amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis through their simple and colorful works of art.…

Mondigo tells delivery crew to live in brgy isolation centers to avoid community exposure to COVID-19

Rosalie Abatayo 04/21/2020

CEBU, Philippines — While cargo trucks are still allowed to hit the streets to keep the supply chain going, delivery drivers and their helpers coming from Medellin town in northern Cebu will no longer be allowed to…

Netizen shows off beautiful aerial shot of ‘Aisle of Medellin’

Immae Lachica 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Medellin is not just known for its pristine white sand beaches and its large sugar cane plantation. This town located in northern Cebu is one of the best places for adventure junkies and also…

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