45 inmates with cough and colds at Cebu City Jail segregated, monitored

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 45 inmates or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) or inmates with cough and colds have been segregated from their respective prison cells and monitored. Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva of the Cebu City…

4 more CCPO cops COVID positive; 5 others tested negative

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It was both bad and good news for the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) as some personnel tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) but others also came out negative from the test.…

Cops from Waterfront Police Station test negative for COVID-19

Alven Marie Timtim 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—All six policemen from the Waterfront Police Station who underwent swab testing last May 8, 2020, tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Police Staff Sergeant Joel Conan of the Waterfront Police Station said…

76 Bohol samples cleared of COVID-19

Rosalie Abatayo 05/12/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 76 swab samples from Bohol province have tested negative for the coronavirus disease, the provincial government reported this Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Dr. Yul Lopez, Bohol’s spokesperson for COVID-19 updates,…

BREAKING: Bantayan swabs negative for COVID-19

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All the remaining 15 swab samples taken from April 27 to May 1, 2020, from Bantayan town residents have returned negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, the municipality announced on Sunday,…

Oliva: 3 CTO personnel tested negative for COVID-19, two others await test results

Doris C. Bongcac 04/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Mandaue City Treasurer Regal Oliva announced on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, that three of his office personnel tested negative of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while two others continue to wait for the outcome…

After Repeat Test: Newborn baby from Cebu City now COVID-19 free

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The newborn baby boy, who earlier tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is now free of the deadly virus. A repeat test on the baby showed that he is well and…

DepEd Sec. Briones now COVID-19 negative

Cathrine Gonzales 04/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones is now negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Good news. Early this morning nagtext sa akin si [Health] Secretary [Francisco] Duque na ang resulta ng test…

5-month-old PUI from Southern Leyte dies, tests negative for COVID-19

Jani Arnaiz 04/04/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – A five-month-old baby boy, who was considered a patient under investigation (PUI) for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), died on Thursday, April 2, 2020, or less than 23 hours since he was admitted…

Dead PUI in Cebu City negative for COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 27-year-old person under investigation (PUI), who died of respiratory illness in Cebu City on Sunday, March 15, 2020, tested negative to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Her swab samples had returned from…

DOH: Chinese boy in Cebu City tests negative for 2019-nCoV

Rosalie Abatayo 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The five-year-old Chinese boy who was confined in a hospital in Cebu City for pneumonia-like symptoms has tested negative for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This was the announcement issued by the Department of…

DOH-7: Boy from Wuhan continues to test negative of non-specific coronavirus

Futch Anthony Inso 01/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 5-year-old boy from Wuhan, Hubei Province in China may be discharged soon from a hospital in Cebu City, if he will continue to be tested negative of a non-specific coronavirus. In a…

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