19 additional Delta variants detected in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Tuesday, August 24, confirmed that they detected 19 additional cases of the Delta variant in the region. But these patients were considered as “recovered”…

4 Cebu City workers found positive for COVID-19, stopped in Samboan port

Dyrecka Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four construction workers from Cebu City were prevented from boarding a boat in a wharf in Samboan town in southern Cebu after the Philippine Coast Guard found them positive for COVID-19.  Councilor Joel…

CPPO chief: COVID infected cops, detainees in Samboan have fully recovered

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 13 Samboan policemen and 14 detainees, who tested positive for COVID-19, have fully recovered from the virus. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) chief, said this during a phone…

Samboan town extends restrictions up to Aug. 1

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The municipal government of Samboan in southern Cebu decided to extend the duration of its anti-COVID protocols up to August 1, 2021. Mayor Emerito Calderon Jr., issued Executive Order (EO) No. 26 on Wednesday, July…

Samboan residents compliant with hard lockdown policies – police

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of the southwestern Cebu town of Samboan were observed to be compliant with the hard lockdown policies being implemented there, the town’s police said. In an effort to contain the spread of…

Santander RHU to be closed from July 26 to August 1 due to COVID-19 infection

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Rural Health Unit (RHU) of Santander town in south Cebu will be temporarily closed for seven straight days starting Monday, July 26, 2021. The town’s RHU, through its Facebook page announced on…

Samboan under ‘hard lockdown’ for 6 days

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Samboan town in southwestern Cebu will undergo a six-day lockdown starting tomorrow, Friday, July 23 in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 there. Samboan Mayor Emerito Calderon Jr. on Thursday, July…

Samboan RHU will not entertain consultations from June 30 until July 2

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The municipality of Samboan in southern Cebu has announced that its Rural Health Unit (RHU) will not entertain consultations for three days starting Wednesday, June 30, 2021, until Friday, July 2, 2021. According to an…

Roads near Samboan church closed on Dec. 30 for Mass in honor of late mayor

Doris C. Bongcac 12/29/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The local government unit of Samboan announces the closure of their roads near their municipal plaza on Wednesday, December 30, to allow supporters who want to pay their respect to former mayor Emerito…

Samboan is COVID-free

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another town in Cebu province is now free of active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The local government of Samboan in southwestern Cebu, in a statement published on their official Facebook…

9 from NegOr arrested for fishing in a protected area in Samboan, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nine men from Negros Oriental were asked to pay a fine of P22,000 for fishing in a protected area in Samboan town in southern Cebu before they were released from police custody. The…

Construction worker from Negros Occ dies while stranded in Samboan, Cebu

Immae Lachica 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A construction worker from Negros Occident who was left stranded in the ports of Samboan town in southern Cebu died after he complained of difficulty in breathing this morning, April 1, 2020. Argie Inao,…

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