Medellin mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Medellin town mayor Joven Mondigo Jr. tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is now in isolation. But Mondigo assured his constituents and supporters that he is “fine” as he is only…

Mandaue’s new COVID-19 facility now 95% complete

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The old two-story building of the Department of General Services (DGS) and Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) that would be the extension of the city’s hospital is now 95 percent complete…

16 more Mandaue City cops test positive for COVID-19

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Sixteen more police personnel from the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) have tested positive for COVID-19, 14 of whom were already vaccinated. Police Lieutenant Colonel Mercy Villaro, the spokesperson of the Mandaue City…

6 of 31 minors who tested positive for COVID-19 manifest mild symptoms

Futch Anthony Inso 08/11/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Six out of 31 minors who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the Home Care Center for Children in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, manifested mild symptoms of the virus. This was…

Sec. Dino fully recovers from COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Secretary Michael Dino of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV)  has been discharged from a private hospital in Cebu City after fully recovering from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

86.7% of coronavirus cases in PH are mild–WHO

Ian Biong - INQUIRER.net 05/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines—About 9,070 or 86.7% of all recorded COVID-19 cases in the Philippines are mild, the World Health Organization (WHO) highlighted in a situation report. Of the total 10,463 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, meanwhile, 54%…

Capitol offers evacuation center in Apas as isolation facility for future mild, asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

Rosalie Abatayo 04/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has offered its evacuation center located in the upland portion of Barangay Apas as an isolation center for residents in Cebu City who may be tested positive for the…

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