Oplan Bulabog nets more violators in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 220 violators, including 29 rescued minors, were rounded up during Thursday night’s Oplan Bulabog in Cebu City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City…

Some vax sites in Cebu City to temporarily close for disinfection

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to increase here, health officials will be implementing precautionary measures in vaccination centers. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, City Health Officer, announced that several vaccination sites in…

In Cebu City, 732 new cases in 1 day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City, on January 19, 2022, broke its own record in the number of new cases registered in a day.  This after the city logged 732 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according…

Omicron variant now in CV – health official

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 22 positive cases of the Omicron variant have been recorded in Central Visayas. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the chief pathologist of the Department of Health in Central Visayas, confirmed this…

When to home isolate or home quarantine?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is already encouraging the public to home isolate or home quarantine considering that facilities in Cebu have been damaged due to Typhoon Odette. Doctor…

Cebu braces for Omicron 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While recovering from the devastation of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), local governments here are bracing for the possibility of another spike of COVID-19 infections, one that is driven by the Omicron variant.…

No border restrictions, Cebu to have one island policy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province and the Tricities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu, have agreed that the policy of the entire island should be uniform when it comes to handling the threat of the Omicron variant…

Mandaue prepares for Omicron variant

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/07/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government continues to prepare for the more transmissible COVID-19 Omicron variant.  Aside from the on standby quarantine facilities and step down facility, Mayor Jonas Cortes said they would be empowering…

Vaccination program in Cebu City picks up pace

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination program in Cebu City is finally picking up after being temporarily put on hold due to Typhoon Odette. The City Health Department (CHD) has opened at least 15 sites for the…

Cebu point of entry of two confirmed Omicron cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu has become a point of entry for two confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19.  Doctor Mary Jean Loreche, chief pathologist of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7),…

Mayor Cortes hoping for a single policy on travel restrictions in Cebu Island

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes hopes that Cebu Island will have only one policy about travel restrictions. Due to the surge of COVID-19 cases in the National Capital Region (NCR) which health officials…

Virtual Sinulog will be a fundraiser for typhoon victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It will be another simple celebration for the Sinulog 2022 this year as the city government has decided to tone down the festivities following the devastation of Typhoon Odette and the looming threat…

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