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Chan: Lapu-Lapu City is safe despite killings

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Despite the recent killings in the city, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan assured that the city remains safe. Chan instead called on the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office to step up their investigation and solve the cases to give justice to the victims and minimize any disturbance to the peace […] The post Chan: Lapu-Lapu City is safe despite killings appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 20th, 2019

Lapu-Lapu logs 11 new COVID-19 recoveries

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City welcomed 11 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) survivors on Saturday afternoon, May 23, 2020. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO), posted on his Facebook account the welcoming ceremony they did for the 11 COVID survivors whom they called COVID “heroes.” Read more: Chan assures […] The post Lapu-Lapu logs 11 new COVID-19 recoveries appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Chan assures public: No need to worry about rise in COVID cases

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan told CDN Digital through a phone interview that Oponganons would need not worry about the rising coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases because this would help the city determine the places for isolation and the places to be disinfected. “Wa silay angay ikabalaka, kay makita na nato. […] The post Chan assures public: No need to worry about rise in COVID cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Lapu exceeds target for rapid mass testing

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan announced via his Facebook page that the city has succeeded their target in its rapid mass testing that concluded on Monday, May 18, 2020. Chan said the city exceeded the target of 10,477 individuals and was able to test 17,155 in the rapid tests throughout its 30 […] The post Lapu exceeds target for rapid mass testing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2020

Lapu logs 3 new COVID-19 cases: Chan tells Oponganons not to let their guard down

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City logged three new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 on Sunday. The new cases included a 67-years-old resident of Purok Kapayas in Barangay Gun-ob and a 25-years-old from Buyong in Barangay Maribago.  The third case involved a 56-years-old resident of Suba Masulog in Barangay Basak. Chan said the discovery […] The post Lapu logs 3 new COVID-19 cases: Chan tells Oponganons not to let their guard down appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2020

Workers in Lapu ‘encouraged’ to get tested before going back to work

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Workers in Lapu-Lapu City, who will be returning to work since the city is now under general community quarantine (GCQ), are not mandated to be tested but are encouraged to submit themselves to this tests. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan gave this advice to these workers in a phone interview with CDN […] The post Workers in Lapu ‘encouraged’ to get tested before going back to work appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020

Chan to IATF: Allow backriding for family members

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan is appealing to the national Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to reconsider its policy on disallowing backriding in motorcycles amid the implementation of the general community quarantine (GCQ) in the city. Chan, in a live-streamed statement, said he sympathized with […] The post Chan to IATF: Allow backriding for family members appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020

Lapu adds 6 new COVID-19 cases, 40 overall

LAPU-LAPU CITY – From four new COVID-19 cases just a while ago, Lapu-Lapu City actually has six new coronavirus infections for today, May 3, 2020. This was after Mayor Junard Chan posted two more cases a while ago making the final tally for the day at six. The latest two cases were OFW residents from […] The post Lapu adds 6 new COVID-19 cases, 40 overall appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2020

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Orders Rapid Testing to Contain Covid-19

Mayor Junard Chan has ordered a rapid mass testing in the villages of Lapu-Lapu City in a bid to identify areas that need containment measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Chan said he came up with the decision to conduct a rapid test on 10 percent of the “household population” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 28th, 2020

Strict closure of Mandaue-Mactan bridges starts on Thursday

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office will strictly implement the closure of the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges from non-essential vehicles and personnel starting Thursday, April 23, 2020. Although Lapu-Lapu City Mayo Junard Chan’s executive order banning the entry and exit of unauthorized personnel through the bridges was effective last Monday, April 20, city police […] The post Strict closure of Mandaue-Mactan bridges starts on Thursday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2020

Lapu Mayor Chan organizes COVID-19 Tiktok dance contest

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is taking the information drive to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a step farther in social media with a Tiktok challenge. Chan is organizing a local Tiktok dance contest, which is related to the COVID-19 prevention on social media, and he […] The post Lapu Mayor Chan organizes COVID-19 Tiktok dance contest appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu to implement number coding scheme of exempted private vehicles

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Lapu-Lapu City government will be  implementing a number coding scheme to all exempted private vehicles and motorcycles going in and out of the city starting Monday April 20, 2020. The city’s crisis management committee came up with the scheme after Mayor Junard Chan raised the increase of exempted vehicles in […] The post Lapu-Lapu to implement number coding scheme of exempted private vehicles appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2020

‘Total lockdown na ta oi’

  Kinahanglang mo-level up  na ta  sa  atong gipatuman nga enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) sa tibuuk Sugbo. Unsa  may gidugayan nila ni Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes ug ubang mga local chief executives sa pagpatuman og total lockdown sa Sugbo? […] The post ‘Total lockdown na ta oi’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2020

Chan mulls early lifting of Lapu ECQ if COVID-19 cases will be zero

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is considering an “early” lifting of its enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) if there will be no more additional cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19 in the city and the two active cases will have recovered. In a news release on Thursday, April 16, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan […] The post Chan mulls early lifting of Lapu ECQ if COVID-19 cases will be zero appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2020

Ahong undergoes voluntary 3-day home quarantine

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has subjected himself to a three-day home quarantine while he waits for the results of the swab test conducted on him this morning, April 15, 2020. Chan underwent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing, wherein a swab sample was collected from the mayor by health officials. […] The post Ahong undergoes voluntary 3-day home quarantine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 15th, 2020

Chan to Oponganons: Stay at home so we could win fight vs COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has reiterated his request for Oponganons to stay at home while the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ)  remains in effect. In a Facebook post, Chan said that his administration will never win the fight against the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) if city residents will continue […] The post Chan to Oponganons: Stay at home so we could win fight vs COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2020

Another COVID-19 patient from Lapu recovers

LAPU-LAPU CITY — Another coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patient from Lapu-lapu City has fully recovered from the virus. Around 8:00 p.m. today, April 11, 2020,  the 75-year-old male engineer, was welcomed by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, some city officials, and his neighbors in their residence in a subdivision in Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City. “Kalipay […] The post Another COVID-19 patient from Lapu recovers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu beach trips barred

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan yesterday warned individuals who planned to celebrate their Easter Sunday holiday in the island’s beaches are off-limits as the enhanced community quarantine is still in place. Chan threatened to revoke business permits of violators who will allow family reunions to be held in their private beaches or resorts during this […] The post Lapu-Lapu beach trips barred appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 11th, 2020

Ahong extends Lapu’s ECQ to April 28

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has signed Executive Order (E.O.) No. 2020-048-B today, April 8, 2020, extending the city’s enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until April 28, 2020. The implementation of the ECQ in the city was originally slated from March 29, 2020, to April 14, 2020, only, but with the […] The post Ahong extends Lapu’s ECQ to April 28 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 8th, 2020

Chan to brgys, subdivisions: Set up satellite markets

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan has called on barangays and private subdivisions to install temporary satellite public markets to give closer access to residents who need to buy their supplies. On Sunday, April 5, 2020, Chan said several people, including those who did not actually need to buy essential goods, continued […] The post Chan to brgys, subdivisions: Set up satellite markets appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2020

Lapu’s social workers to go house to house to distribute social amelioration cards

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines — The City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD) of Lapu-Lapu City will soon start distributing the Social Amelioration Cards on a house-to-house basis. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan announced this during a live video stream last Thursday night (April 2, 2020). Chan said the CSWD would visit homes to distribute […] The post Lapu’s social workers to go house to house to distribute social amelioration cards appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2020