Cebu City cops who tested positive for COVID-19 in good health

Alven Marie Timtim 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 35 policemen under the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are all in good health. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police…

Antiviral drug Avigan to be tested on 100 COVID-19 patients in PH

Daphne Galvez 05/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The antiviral medication Avigan which is used to treat influenza in Japan will be tested on at least 100 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) said on…

Labella wants other Cebu City rivers tested for poliovirus

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants the other rivers in the city to be tested for poliovirus after the Department of Health (DOH) revealed that Butuanon River tested positive for the virus.  In a phone…

Police in Cebu to help DOH trace persons in the same flight with woman positive for nCoV

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will help trace the persons who were in the same flight with the 38-year-old woman who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (nCoV). Police Brigadier…

Cebu City Legal Office to Mayor Labella: Terminate 8 workers, who tested positive for drug use

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/16/2019

CEBU CITY — Eight more  job order (JO) and casual workers at the Cebu City Hall stands to lose their jobs. Lawyer Rey Gealon, head of the Cebu City Legal Office (CLO), said their office had recommended…

Cebu City to terminate 13 casual, job order employees for drug use

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government will terminate 13 job-order and casual employees for testing positive in drug tests done in November.  City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said in a text message to CDN Digital that the…

Labella concerned with number of city hall employees who tested positive in drug test   

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The number of Cebu City Hall employees who tested positive during the surprise drug tests is a cause of concern. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella following the reports of the City Office…

Four Probe employees tested positive for drug use

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/29/2018

Four employees of the Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, Enhancement (Probe) tested positive for illegal drugs use during a surprise drug test held this morning. Garry Lao, head of the City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap), said…

Cops linked to boy’s death tested negative for gunpowder burn

Nestle Semilla 07/14/2018

A paraffin test has shown that the four policemen from Carbon Police Station who were linked to the death of stray bullet victim Bladen Skyler Abatayo were negative of gunpowder burns. The result came out as the…

Seven from Danao, Dalaguete tested positive for drug use

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/05/2018

AT LEAST seven government employees who are assigned in Danao City in northern Cebu and Dalaguete town in the south tested positive for illegal drug use during a series of mandatory testing conducted by the Cebu Provincial…

Newbie cop tested positive for drug use

Nestle L. Semilla 07/02/2018

A police officer is facing dismissal after he was found positive for illegal drugs use. PRO-7 Director Debold Sinas said that PO1 Castro Garcia, who just entered the police force, shall be dismissed from service if the…

77 job order Talisay City Hall employees, 1 employee of BJMP-7 tested positive for drug use

John Michael Aroa 06/29/2018

Out of 1,341 job order employees of Talisay City Government, seventy-seven (77) tested positive for drug use. # The results, which were known after a 3-day mandatory drug testing conducted by the City Health Office, will not…

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