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COVID-19 cases in Philippines rise to 422,915

Of the total cases, 27,745 or 6.6% are still undergoing treatment or quarantine......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarNov 25th, 2020

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

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

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

Cortes: No need for Mandaue to revert to GCQ

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes believes there is no need for his city to revert to general community quarantine (GCQ) from its current modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status despite the rising number of new COVID-19 cases noted lately. Cortes said that the rise is still not alarming to warrant a […] The post Cortes: No need for Mandaue to revert to GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

DOH-7: Rise in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City expected but alarming

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has expressed concern over the rising cases of COVID-19 in Cebu City following the Christmas and New Year holidays. Doctor Mary Jean Loreche of the DOH-7 said that the rise was expected because of the Misa de Gallo, the parties and private gatherings […] The post DOH-7: Rise in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City expected but alarming appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

Devotees told to attend Novena Masses at their own parishes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Attend Fiesta Señor Novena Masses at your own parishes. This was the appeal of Councilor David Tumulak, chairperson of the City Council’s committee on disaster risk reduction and management, to the devotees following the rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. The city experienced a doubling of cases, […] The post Devotees told to attend Novena Masses at their own parishes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 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

Slight rise of COVID-19 cases noted in Lapu-Lapu City

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government could not attribute yet the slight rise of cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the city to the recent Christmas and New Year celebrations. Earlier, the Department of Health (DOH) was already expecting a post-holiday surge of COVID-19 cases, due to the movement of people, […] The post Slight rise of COVID-19 cases noted in Lapu-Lapu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

DOH-7 to Maribago beachgoers: Monitor selves for COVID-19 symptoms

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The lack of social distancing, wearing of masks, and the breaking of various health protocols in the Maribago Beach in Lapu-Lapu City on January 1, 2021, may cause a rise in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. This was the statement of Doctor Mary Jean Loreche of the […] The post DOH-7 to Maribago beachgoers: Monitor selves for COVID-19 symptoms appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2021

1,765 new cases bring COVID total to 475k

The Philippines started the New Year with coronavirus cases on the rise, as the Department of Health logged on Friday 1,765 new cases, bringing the total to 475,820......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 1st, 2021

Lapu’s active cases of COVID-19 rise from 22 to 28

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Active cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Lapu-Lapu City has increased from 22 to 28, with the addition of six new cases yesterday, December 30, 2020, the city’s top health official said. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, disclosed in her report that from December […] The post Lapu’s active cases of COVID-19 rise from 22 to 28 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

COVID-19 cases in Philippines rise to 464,004 with 1,196 new infections

The highest daily rise was seen in Quezon City with 123 cases, followed by Rizal with 84, Manila City with 74, Davao City with 54 and Batangas with 49......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

Active cases in Cebu City drop to 87, but rise in cases feared

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City greeted the penultimate week of 2020 with less than 100 active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). While this is a welcoming development, local officials here, however, feared the possibility of another surge of new cases following crowd gathering observed outside churches for the Misa de Gallo (dawn […] The post Active cases in Cebu City drop to 87, but rise in cases feared appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2020

Philippines COVID-19 cases rise to 439,834

Confirmed coronavirus cases nationwide rose to 439,834 with the addition of 1,768 new cases, the Department of Health reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2020

COVID-19 cases in Philippines rise to 422,915

Of the total cases, 27,745 or 6.6% are still undergoing treatment or quarantine......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

Cebu City plans to intensify testing following COVID-19 spike

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is planning to intensify contact tracing and testing following the rise of new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the past weeks. The Emergency Operations Center said that it is only through aggressive testing can the transmission of the COVID-19 be detected and prevented. The EOC eyes the implementation […] The post Cebu City plans to intensify testing following COVID-19 spike appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

Lapu health officials expect rise in COVID-19 cases

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department is expecting a spike of new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, said on Thursday, November 19, 2020, that the reason behind the expected rise in new cases is […] The post Lapu health officials expect rise in COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

BICs are ready in case of need — EOC

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More barangay isolation centers or BICs in Cebu City may soon reopen if the cases continue to rise according to the Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) The city is seeing a rise in the active cases for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the past seven days as from then […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

Cebu City’s active cases rise back to 209

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of active coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City jumped back to 209 as of November 13, 2020. This developed after the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), in its latest COVID-19 bulletin, reported more new confirmed cases than recoveries. Data from DOH-7 showed that the city […] The post Cebu City’s active cases rise back to 209 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2020

Border control in Cebu City to return, Oplan Bulabog underway

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The slight rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City has prompted the city government to implement measures to prevent the further spread of the virus. Primarily, the city government plans to place tight border controls back in the entries and exits to the city. Mayor Edgardo Labella revealed […] The post Border control in Cebu City to return, Oplan Bulabog underway appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2020