Cebu reps to IATF: Respect local autonomy

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least eight Cebuano lawmakers signed a manifesto on Saturday, June 6, urging the national government’s task force against COVID-19 to allow local governments to address the crisis. “As we inch towards normalcy,…

What comes next after a swab test?

PR 05/26/2021

RT-PCR Swab Tests are absolutely essential in the fight against COVID-19. But for treatment and monitoring of symptoms, they are just the tip of the iceberg. Hi-Precision Diagnostics Cebu has five kinds of COVID tests, three antibody…

Duterte negative for COVID-19 in last swab test — Go

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 04/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte tested negative for COVID-19 when he underwent his last swab test during the Holy Week, his longtime aide Sen. Bong Go said Thursday. “Regular naman pong nagpapa-swab test si Pangulong Duterte…

Mandaue’s tourism personnel to assist city’s returning OFWs

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/12/2021

Mandaue City’s returning OFWs will be assisted by the city’s tourism personnel upon their arrival at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. | Photo courtesy of GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government…

72 OBO, CEO employees in Mandaue placed under home isolation

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 01/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippine – The 72 employees from the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) and Office of the Building Official (OBO) here who are close contacts of the employee from the engineering department who tested positive for the…

Sinulog participant is COVID-19 positive, contact tracing on

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — One of the members of a Sinulog 2021 contingent has tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) after manifesting symptoms. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations…

Mass testing of 12 Lapu-Lapu brgys starts

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has started conducting mass testing to the top 12 barangays in the city with the most number of cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head…

762 vendors, CTMS enforcers undergo swab test in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 10/19/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Seven hundred sixty two (762) vendors in the Lapu-lapu City Public market and other satellite markets in the city, and some City Traffic Management System (CTMS) personnel have undergone swab testing on Monday,…

591 Carbon Market vendors have undergone swab tests

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon Market vendors have generally been cooperative with the pooled testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) conducted by the city government in the past two days. At least 591 market vendors…

Close contacts of COVID-positive Lapu boatmen, island hopping operators swabbed

Futch Anthony Inso 09/23/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has swabbed the 56 close contacts of the 22 individuals composed of boatmen, island hopping operators, and divers, who tested positive of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Wednesday,…

Consolacion starts mandatory swab test for municipal employees

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Consolacion town in northern Cebu ordered all of its over 500 employees to undergo swab tests. Consolacion Mayor Joannes Alegado confirmed this in a text message sent to CDN…

Talisay City records 10 new COVID-19 cases for July 31

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City recorded 10 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on July 31, 2020. The Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO) revealed that the cases were from Barangays Poblacion, San Isidro,…

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