DBP extends P8.5-billion in rehabilitation and recovery financing

09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has approved P8.5-billion in funding support for the rehabilitation efforts of both public and private institutions adversely affected by the current public health crisis, a top…

DOH: 40 of 44 people with UK variant recover from Covid-19

Cathrine Gonzales 02/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Forty of the 44 patients with confirmed cases of the more transmissible UK variant of Covid-19 have already recovered from the disease, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday. Dr. Alethea de Guzman, medical…

18 more cops from PRO-7 recover from COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eighteen more policemen from thePolice Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will be able to go back to their respective homes on Monday, July 6, 2020, after recovering from the coronavirus disease 2019…

40 Cebu policemen recover from COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Forty policemen who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were able to recover and ready to report back to work. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional…

6 Cebu City cops test positive for COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Six more cops from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of PRO-7, said…

3,000 recover from COVID-19; total of cases at 13,434

Daphne Galvez 05/21/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) soared to 3,000 on Thursday as the Department of Health (DOH) records 68 more recovered patients. The total number of confirmed cases in the country also rose…

COVID-19 cases in PH now at 8,212; over 1,000 recover

Daphne Galvez 04/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Forty-eight more people recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as the number of cases surpassed 8,000 on Wednesday. The total number of recoveries are currently at 1,023. The Department of Health (DOH) also recorded…

BREAKING: Over 600 COVID-19 patients recover in PH – DOH

Daphne Galvez 04/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The number of recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) surpassed the 600th mark, totaling to 613 as of Monday, April 20. The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday recorded 41 new recoveries, and 200…

Micro small businesses cry for help

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The government has to come up with policies to help the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) recover from the adverse effects of the coronavirus 2019 pandemic, said Rey Calooy, president of the RNC…

Another COVID-19 patient from Lapu recovers

Futch Anthony Inso 04/12/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY — Another coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patient from Lapu-lapu City has fully recovered from the virus. Around 8:00 p.m. today, April 11, 2020,  the 75-year-old male engineer, was welcomed by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan,…

DOH: 11 patients recover from COVID-19 as cases soar to 3,764

Daphne Galvez 04/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Eleven more COVID-19 positive persons have recovered from the illness, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Tuesday. It is the highest recorded recoveries in a day since the first case was documented in the…

NEDA urges government to implement measures in three phases to mitigate effects of COVID-19

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY—The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has suggested the implementation of mitigating measures to address the adverse effects of COVID-19 outbreak on the country’s economy. Concerns over coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) affecting tourism and travel…

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