Sunday’s Ironman race symbolizes Cebu’s recovery and optimism

Glendale G. Rosal 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sunday’s Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines is more than just a showcase of sports excellence. It is also a sign of recovery and optimism. A total of 1,928 triathletes from 46 countries will…

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)…

52 recovered COVID patients released from NOAH complex

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) complex in Cebu City reported on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, that 52 patients in the facility have recovered from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The city’s…

Frasco reports 90 percent COVID recovery rate in Liloan town

Doris C. Bongcac 10/20/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — With only 10 active cases of the coronavirus disease left, Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco said that her town was now enjoying a 90 percent recovery rate from the infection. “We have done this…

Central Visayas logs 103 new cases, recovery rate hits 89%

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas has logged 103 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, a day after the active cases in the region dipped to below 1,000. In the October…

More recoveries in Talisay City in latest COVID-19 update

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City recorded only one new case of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 10 recoveries  on September 8, 2020. The Talisay City Public Information posted on Tuesday afternoon that more recoveries have…

Chan: Lapu is now ‘recovering’ from COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 09/05/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City now post 10 cases or less of the coronavirus disease in a day, an indication that the city is now recovering from the pandemic. Mayor Junard Chan said that from posting…

FACES OF CEBU: Behtram Dacuma, 26, public school teacher/artist

Immae Lachica 08/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—”Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” This is what the famous Spanish painter Pablo Picasso said. This couldn’t be more true for Bethram Dacuma, a 26-year-old public school teacher…

PH economy seen slow to recover from pandemic’s impact

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter / @bendeveraINQ 08/27/2020

The Philippines may have survived the worst impact of the COVID-19 pandemic but recovery seems slower than how its peers fare as infections remain high, UK-based think tanks said on Wednesday. “The economy is likely past the…

Chan on recovery from Covid: It’s a new life, new beginning

Immae Lachica 06/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is now ready to go back to work. This was confirmed by the mayor through a phone interview with…

Bernadas: Barangay Mambaling on recovery stage

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City has reached its peak and is now undergoing convalescence or recovery of cases. This was the statement of Doctor Jaime Bernadas, the director of the Department of Health…

Mandaue records 1 new case, 1 recovery on June 6

Immae Lachica 06/06/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City has recorded one new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case and one COVID-19 recovery on Saturday evening, June 6, 2020. According to the Mandaue City public information office (PIO), the new COVID-19…

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