Advertisements


Cebu City now a Covid ‘hotspot’

Cebu City is now considered a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) “hotspot” with 61 of its 80 barangay (villages) posting new cases in the past 14 days. The Department of Health (DoH) considered Cebu City as a critical Covid-19 zone as the country logged for the third time the daily number of virus cases soared past […].....»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJun 26th, 2020

Cebu City now a Covid ‘hotspot’

Cebu City is now considered a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) “hotspot” with 61 of its 80 barangay (villages) posting new cases in the past 14 days. The Department of Health (DoH) considered Cebu City as a critical Covid-19 zone as the country logged for the third time the daily number of virus cases soared past […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Barangay Mambaling is Cebu City’s new COVID-19 hotspot

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City recorded 191 new cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Tuesday, a new record for the city still grappling to find ways to minimize the spread of the deadly virus. This time, the center of the COVID-19 cases have shifted from the City Jail to Barangay Mambaling. Mambaling […] The post Barangay Mambaling is Cebu City’s new COVID-19 hotspot appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2020

Over 20,000 people nabbed for breaking quarantine rules in Davao City

DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur, Philippines — Police in this city arrested a total of 20,450 individuals who violated quarantine rules since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Davao City Police Office (DCPO), the arrests were made from March 15, 2020, to Jan. 6, 2021. Col. Kirby John Kraft, DCPO chief, said […] The post Over 20,000 people nabbed for breaking quarantine rules in Davao City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Samboan officials order ‘stricter’ security measures to prevent COVID-19 spread

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu–Following the discovery of new cases of the coronavirus disease in the town and the rise in cases in Metro Cebu and the rest of Cebu province, the municipal government of Samboan said that it will again impose strict regulations among those who will be coming home or visiting their locality from January […] The post Samboan officials order ‘stricter’ security measures to prevent COVID-19 spread appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

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

Cebu archbishop in hospital for COVID-19 symptoms but Church exec says ‘no need to worry’

CEBU CITY—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma was taken to the hospital after showing COVID-19 symptoms, mainly cough and cold. But Msgr. Joseph Tan, spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu, said there was no need to worry. “He is all right,” Tan said. He said doctors advised Palma to stay at the hospital for monitoring and rest […] The post Cebu archbishop in hospital for COVID-19 symptoms but Church exec says ‘no need to worry’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Chan sees big challenge in establishing COVID-19 vaccine storage facility

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan admits that one of the city’s biggest challenges in procuring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine would be the storage facility that would maintain the efficacy of the medicine. Chan said that an acceptable storage facility is of utmost importance since some vaccines need to […] The post Chan sees big challenge in establishing COVID-19 vaccine storage facility appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Mandaue City sets aside P200M for COVID-19 vaccine

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government is setting aside P200 million intended for the procurement of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine to complement what the national government will provide the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the P200 million will be used to purchase the COVID-19 vaccine […] The post Mandaue City sets aside P200M for COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 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 Among Top Property Hubs in 2020

The Queen City of the South remains as one of the top property hotspots in the country in 2020, according to real estate marketplace Lamudi. In their report “Hotspots Unwrapped: 2020’s Most Popular Locations,” Cebu remained the top property hotspot outside Metro Manila, garnering and interest from site viewers at 26.56 percent, mostly renters. “Cebu […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Cebu City dad: Vaccination plan is a matter of urgency

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City councilor is reiterating the need for the city government to have a comprehensive plan for COVID-19 vaccination. Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon said that as the city government prepares to procure COVID-19 vaccines for its residents, there is still no clear plan on how these vaccines will be distributed. […] The post Cebu City dad: Vaccination plan is a matter of urgency appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

City mayors in talks for possible purchase of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna

ILOILO CITY –– City governments under the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) are eyeing to purchase more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines being developed by drug manufacturers Pfizer and Moderna. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, chair of the LCP committee of vaccine procurement, said city governments want to source out more vaccines even as […] The post City mayors in talks for possible purchase of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Cebu City prohibits private parties in hotel rooms

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rise in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) active cases to more than 380 for the first 12 days of the new year has prompted the Cebu City government to be stricter with regards to private gatherings even in hotels. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has issued Executive Order No. 115 […] The post Cebu City prohibits private parties in hotel rooms appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Sinulog 2021 contingents to get P150K assistance after festival postponement

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog 2021 contingents will get P150,000 each as reimbursement or financial aid after the festival was canceled to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Vice Mayor Michael Rama said that the choreographers and their contingents will receive the aid amid the postponement of Cebu’s premier festival. The […] The post Sinulog 2021 contingents to get P150K assistance after festival postponement appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Cebu City Ready to Buy Vaccines for COVID-19

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said on Monday that the Cebu City government is ready to purchase COVID-19 vaccines and that the city is working closely with the national government, waiting for the go signal of vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez. The city council meanwhile has approved the initial amount of P400 million for the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Increased COVID-19 cases in Cebu City affects health workers, PDLs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The increased Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City has significantly affected the health care industry and jails. As the city sees a rise in the cases since the start of the year 2021, a significant increase in cases has been observed among health care workers as well. On January […] The post Increased COVID-19 cases in Cebu City affects health workers, PDLs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Rama volunteers to be inoculated with Covid vaccine

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama has volunteered to be inoculated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine should it arrive in the city. Rama said in a statement that he understands the apprehensions of the public regarding the vaccines and that he is willing to lead by example. “Our government […] The post Rama volunteers to be inoculated with Covid vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Labella forms committee to study vaccination plan

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the formation of a committee to study the vaccination plan and how to efficiently achieve the desired herd immunity against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a phone interview with CDN Digital, Labella said that the committee will be composed of Doctor Jeffrey Ybonez, […] The post Labella forms committee to study vaccination plan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 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