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6 Cebu City establishments suspend operations due to COVID infections

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least six business establishments in Cebu City have suspended operations due to coronavirus infection, a local official here confirmed. Cebu City Councilor and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) czar, Joel Garganera, told CDN Digital in a phone interview on Sunday, September 13, that workers from these establishments were recently found out […] The post 6 Cebu City establishments suspend operations due to COVID infections appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerSep 13th, 2020

Talisay, Minglanilla, Consolacion mayors ‘support’ random testing in businesses

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mayors of the city of Talisay and the towns of Minglanilla and Consolacion, which remain under general community quarantine (GCQ), have expressed their support to Project Balik Buhay’s proposal to make it a policy for local government units to conduct random COVID-19 testing in establishments and suspend the operations of […] The post Talisay, Minglanilla, Consolacion mayors ‘support’ random testing in businesses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

Guadalupe imposes stricter rules vs COVID-19 every Sunday

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In an effort to prevent the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from further spreading, barangay officials of Guadalupe, Cebu City will be reimplementing stricter protocols. Last January 22, village officials led by captain, Michael Gacasan, issued separate barangay resolutions, advising residents to stay at home, and requesting business establishments to cease operations […] The post Guadalupe imposes stricter rules vs COVID-19 every Sunday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Mandauehanons told not to be complacent despite zero infections in last 5 days

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is reminding residents to not be complacent and to always observe health protocols against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) even with the recent drop in the number of reported infections. For five straight days now, the City did not log any new cases of […] The post Mandauehanons told not to be complacent despite zero infections in last 5 days appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2020

Where do Cebu City’s new COVID cases come from?

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu City enters its fourth week under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), household transmission of the new coronavirus continues to be the most prevalent source of new infections. Data from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) showed that from September 5 to September 18, 96 of the new coronavirus disease 2019 […] The post Where do Cebu City’s new COVID cases come from? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2020

70 establishments in Cebu City underwent ‘voluntary suspension of operations’ since COVID began

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 70 privately owned establishments here have undergone ‘voluntary suspension of operations’ since the coronavirus outbreak began. The Cebu City Government on Monday, September 14, 2020, reported that these firms either failed to implement health protocols or had workers who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Sukad pag-igo […] The post 70 establishments in Cebu City underwent ‘voluntary suspension of operations’ since COVID began appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2020

Govt calls for public cooperation as COVID-hit brgys in Cebu City reach 58

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As new coronavirus infections continue to rise, only 22 barangays in Cebu City remain to have zero active cases in the past 14 days. This prompted local officials here to advise the general public to brace for ‘stricter enforcement’ of health protocols and quarantine restrictions. In a report from the city’s […] The post Govt calls for public cooperation as COVID-hit brgys in Cebu City reach 58 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Barangay Isolation Centers being prepared as Cebu City cases rise

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Three barangay isolation centers (BICs) have been prepared by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) here as the number of cases of COVID-19  continues to rise.  As of January 18, 2021, the city has 618 active cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from 50 barangays.  This has prompted calls for the preparation […] The post Barangay Isolation Centers being prepared as Cebu City cases rise appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Filipino nurses in New York City dread second wave of Covid-19 — report

MANILA, Philippines — After their Filipino colleagues succumbed in “shocking numbers” to Covid-19 last spring, nurses from the Philippines who are working in New York City hospitals are dreading the disease’s second wave of infections, a report from the New York Times said. According to a Times report dated January 15, a number of studies […] The post Filipino nurses in New York City dread second wave of Covid-19 — report appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

As active cases rise, EOC to strictly monitor movement of public

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is facing 552 active Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of January 15, 2021, the first time it has reached such a number since November 2020. With this, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is planning to monitor more strictly the movement of people to avoid private gatherings. The EOC, […] The post As active cases rise, EOC to strictly monitor movement of public appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

Mandaue City nears 100-mark for new COVID-19 cases

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Mandaue City is again close to breaking the 100-mark for active cases of the coronavirus disease. As of Friday, the city logged a total of 99 active cases with the addition to eight new infections on the same day, data released by the City Public Information Office (PIO) show. One new […] The post Mandaue City nears 100-mark for new COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

Oplan Bulabog: 130 curfew violators nabbed in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen arrested 130 curfew violators during synchronized checkpoints and visitations of establishments in Cebu City on January 14, which is is line with “Oplan Bulabog.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police Office, told CDN Digital through a phone interview that majority […] The post Oplan Bulabog: 130 curfew violators nabbed in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Cebu City plans to tap med, nursing studes for inoculation program

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government is planning to tap medical and nursing students to help them in implementing their inoculation program against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, head of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said this is among the plans local officials had in mind to […] The post Cebu City plans to tap med, nursing studes for inoculation program appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Cebu City brgys warned against celebrating fiestas

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays have been warned against celebrating their local fiestas amid the rising number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said that there are barangays celebrating their parish or local fiestas in January close […] The post Cebu City brgys warned against celebrating fiestas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Medellin town ends COVID-free status, logs 2 new cases on Jan. 10

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – After 40 days of enjoying a COVID-free status, Medellin town in northern Cebu logged two new infections on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Its Rural Health Unit (RHU) reported that the town’s new cases both come from Barangay Antipolo. “Gipahinumduman ang tanan sa padayon ug ensakto nga pagsul-ob sa face mask, kanunay […] The post Medellin town ends COVID-free status, logs 2 new cases on Jan. 10 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Brgy Buot-taop in Cebu City breaks COVID-free record with first case

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mountain barangay Buot-taop, which has never recorded a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) case since the start of the pandemic, has just broken that distinction. The barangay recorded its first case on January 7, 2021, much to the dismay of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) after the city recorded 35 […] The post Brgy Buot-taop in Cebu City breaks COVID-free record with first case appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

EOC urges vigilance with rise in cases among health workers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging the public to be more vigilant with the slight rise of active Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. After dropping to less than a hundred in December 2020, the active cases once again rose to 213 on January 6, 2021, […] The post EOC urges vigilance with rise in cases among health workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Participant of Sinulog 2021 contingent shows COVID-like symptoms 

Cebu City, Philippines—The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) here said that a participant of one of the local contingents for the Sinulog 2021 grand parade has developed COVID-like symptoms.  The EOC said the said participant has been swabbed and isolated immediately while awaiting for the results of the test.  EOC deputy chief implementor Councilor Joel Garganera told […] The post Participant of Sinulog 2021 contingent shows COVID-like symptoms  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

EOC head: Mandaue has now 3 daily average cases of COVID-19

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City’s daily average cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has risen from one to three. Lawyer Lizer Malate, head of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said last December, the city’s positivity rate stands at only less than 1 percent or an average of one case per day but during […] The post EOC head: Mandaue has now 3 daily average cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2021

Establishment in Busay caught ‘overselling’ liquor in Oplan Bulabog

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An establishment in Busay has been served a show-cause order and a possible suspension to their operations this New Year after being caught overselling liquor during New Year’s eve. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) conducted an Oplan Bulabog at establishments around the city to greet the New Year and identify […] The post Establishment in Busay caught ‘overselling’ liquor in Oplan Bulabog appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2021

Passengers bound for Cebu City from flagged countries will be quarantined

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City-bound passengers from countries reported to have the new strain of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be quarantined for 14 days in a health facility should they arrive today before the ban takes effect at midnight. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), […] The post Passengers bound for Cebu City from flagged countries will be quarantined appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020