CV fisherfolks to receive fingerlings, propagules, fishing materials for BFAR-7’s 58th Fishcon

Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishermen and fisherfolks in Central Visayas can expect to receive bangus and tilapia fingerlings as well as seaweed propagules during the celebration of Fish Conservation Week. The weeklong celebration began on September 13,…

Siquijor opens Prov’l Teen Center, a first in Central Visayas

PR 07/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Siquijor teens now have more places to go to for help and advice on matters of the HEART with the establishment of its Provincial Teen Center in addition to the municipal teen centers…

CV on third wave of COVID-19 cases –DOH

Cebu City, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has confirmed that the rise in cases in the region has already constituted a third wave of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Dr. Eugenia Mercedes…

VisMin Super Cup COO apologizes to the people of Siquijor

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rocky Chan, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the ongoing Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, has clarified that they are not banning the entire province of Siquijor from the league but only the…

Expert says Siquijor LSI coming from Cebu City may have been in early stages of infection upon leaving

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The locally stranded individual (LSI) who recently went home to Siquijor from Cebu City and proved positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may have already been infected with the disease before the…

Siquijor’s 4th COVID patient is LSI from Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippine – A locally stranded individual (LSI) from Cebu City is Siquijor island’s fourth confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient, the local government announced. “Among ipahabalo sa tanan nga kahuman sa pipila kabulan nga naka…

Siquijor is COVID-19 free anew

Rosalie Abatayo 08/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Siquijor is COVID-19-free again. This as all of the four coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Siquijor province have already recovered from the infection. The provincial government of Siquijor, in its COVID-19 bulletin posted…

Siquijor to accept first batch of LSI from Cebu on Aug. 23

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The island province of Siquijor will start accepting locally stranded individuals (LSIs) from Cebu on August 23, 2020. This was agreed upon on August 19, 2020, when the Siquijor Provincial Task Force (COVID-19)…

Two LSIs are Siquijor’s first cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Siquijor province has logged its first two cases of COVID-19 on August 1, 2020, after seven months of maintaining to be the only COVID-19-free province in Central Visayas. The new cases are locally…

Police, PDEA-7 nab two in buy-bust operations in NegOr, Siquijor

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines (Updated, 11:18 p.m.) — Buy-bust operations conducted by the the police with the help of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in Negros Oriental and in Siquijor on Tuesday, July 7, 2020,…

Cebu City to shift to MECQ, rest of Central Visayas under GCQ until June 15

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — From June 1 to 15, 2020, Cebu City will shift to modified enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) while Mandaue City will transition to general community quarantine (GCQ). This is after the Interagency Task Force…

Central Visayas execs seek resumption of economic activities in their localities

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials of the different localities in Central Visayas are now seeking the resumption of economic activities in their respective areas without having to compromise the safety of their people while they remain under…

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