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…

44 ‘positive’ CCPO detainees await transfer to Cebu City Jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 44 detainees ‘positive’ for COVID-19 await transfer to the Cebu City jail pending their medical certificates. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police Office…

Yorme tinamaan na rin ng COVID-19: Kapit lang, tuloy ang buhay

Ervin Santiago 08/16/2021

TINAMAAN na rin ng COVID-19 si Manila Mayor Isko Moreno. Kinumpirma ito mismo ng dating aktor sa pamamagitan ng isang official statement matapos makuha ang resulta ng kanyang swab test noong Linggo. “Nakararamdam ako ng kaunting ubo,…

Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez tests positive for coronavirus

Catherine Gonzales 07/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez confirmed on Saturday that he tested positive for coronavirus or the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19. Gomez said in a text message to INQUIRER.net that…

Lapu police chief back at work after beating COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) director Police Colonel Arnel Banzon has returned to his work on Monday, February 22, 2021, or 18 days after he tested positive for COVID-19. On February 4, 2021,…

Lapu-Lapu mayor’s sister tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The sister of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, Grace Carungay, tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, February 19, 2021. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan…

Ginatilan mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Ginatilan Mayor Dean Michael Singco has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Singco, in a statement issued on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, said he recently received confirmation that he and his wife, Hannah Singco,…

Minglanilla Police Station temporarily closed after chief tests positive for COVID

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/12/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The Minglanilla Police Station is temporarily closed after its station chief tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Police Colonel Alladin Collado, director of Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), said that the…

Boljoon mayor tests negative for COVID-19 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2020

(Updated 7:53 pm) Cebu City, Philippines—Boljoon Mayor Merlou Derama on Monday, November 9, 2020, told reporters in a phone interview that he tested negative of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  Derama and 70 employees in Boljoon…

Day 1 result of pooled testing: Only 1 out of 294 vendors is COVID-positive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The pilot implementation of the pooled testing method for more efficient surveillance and detection of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) yielded surprisingly low positiveresults. On the first day of the testing of the…

Trump tests positive for Covid, quarantines in W. House

10/02/2020

Washington—US President Donald Trump has tested positive for Covid-19 along with First Lady Melania Trump but is “well” and will continue to perform his duties while quarantined at the White House, his doctor said Friday, October 2,…

Trump to maintain presidential duties: doctor

10/02/2020

Washington—US President Donald Trump is “well” and will continue to perform his duties “without disruption” while quarantining along with the first lady, after both tested positive for the coronavirus, the president’s physician said Friday, October 2, 2020.…

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