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Lapu-Lapu gov’t monitors 16 travellers from countries with cases of new COVID strain

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —The Lapu-Lapu City government is monitoring 16 additional travellers from countries with confirmed cases of the new variant of Sars-coV-2. Sars-coV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), said that these travelers had arrived at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport on January 5, […] The post Lapu-Lapu gov’t monitors 16 travellers from countries with cases of new COVID strain appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 10th, 2021

Hoops Dome readied as holding area for COVID cases in Lapu-Lapu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is preparing the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob to be converted into a temporary holding area for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patients. According to Lawyer Aellee Tejano, executive secretary to the mayor, that the city government is doing this after the Lapu-Lapu City College (LCC), […] The post Hoops Dome readied as holding area for COVID cases in Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2021

Lapu to transform some public schools into isolation facilities

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government is planning to utilize public schools as isolation facilities for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patients. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the Lapu-Lapu City Health Department, said that this is due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the city. Earlier, Realiza said that they are preparing […] The post Lapu to transform some public schools into isolation facilities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu to convert another building of LLC to isolation facility

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government will open another building of the Lapu-Lapu City College (LLC) to be converted into an isolation facility as the number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city increased anew. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office, said that currently, the city occupies two buildings of […] The post Lapu-Lapu to convert another building of LLC to isolation facility appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2021

Lapu CDRRMO chief admits failure to control spread of COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The head of the Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has admitted failure in controlling the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) here. Nagiel Bañacia, CDRRMO head, said that they have failed amidst the rise of the newly reported cases of the COVID-19 in the city. Based on the […] The post Lapu CDRRMO chief admits failure to control spread of COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2021

Arrest quarantine violators — Chan orders Lapu police

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify their patrol activities in public places and to strictly implement the health and safety protocols amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country. In a public address through his Facebook page, Chan instructed the PNP […] The post Arrest quarantine violators — Chan orders Lapu police appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu CESU head: All arriving int’t travellers will be quarantined, swabbed

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will now put under 14-day quarantine and swab test all its residents, who will arrive at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) and who traveled from other countries. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), said that this would be the city’s response after […] The post Lapu-Lapu CESU head: All arriving int’t travellers will be quarantined, swabbed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu has 51 active COVID-19 cases

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City now has 51 active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of January 9, 2021. Based on the data prepared by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), that of the number of active cases, six were admitted at the hospital, while the rest […] The post Lapu-Lapu has 51 active COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 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

Lapu gov’t monitoring returning OFWs  

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Nine returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from countries with reported cases of the new variant of the SARs-COV-2 were isolated and are being monitored by the Lapu-Lapu City Government. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, said that these individuals are already isolated at the city’s isolation facility at Barangay […] The post Lapu gov’t monitoring returning OFWs   appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 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

In Photos (Part 2): A glimpse of Cebu amid the pandemic

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has forced most countries to adapt to changes to protect each one’s well-being from an infectious virus that has ravaged and infected millions in the world. In Cebu Island — Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu cities and Cebu province — Cebuanos have also adapted to the […] The post In Photos (Part 2): A glimpse of Cebu amid the pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated 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

US now included in travel ban against new COVID-19 variant

"[T]hat's the policy. Any country that has reported the UK variant will be subjected to a temporary ban," Health Secretary Francisco Duque said when asked about other countries that have recorded cases of the new COVID-19 strain. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

Lapu’s active COVID-19 cases now down to 23

Mactan Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City. CDN Digital photo | Brian J. Ochoa LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – It’s now down to only 23 remaining active cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Lapu-Lapu City with 20 barangays considered free from the virus. Based on the data prepared by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology […] The post Lapu’s active COVID-19 cases now down to 23 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu only has 38 active COVID cases

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government now only has 38 active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On the report prepared by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), said that as of December 13, 2020, 27 of the 38 active cases were in isolation while 11 were […] The post Lapu-Lapu only has 38 active COVID cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

Lapu health department reports just eight new cases in past week

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department here reported only eight new cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the past seven days. Based on the data prepared by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, from November 29 to December 5, 2020, they only recorded eight new cases of the […] The post Lapu health department reports just eight new cases in past week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 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

Lapu-Lapu police apprehends 200 individuals for violating health protocols

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Around 200 individuals were apprehended by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, for violating health protocols. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, the LCPO city director, told CDN Digital the city is intensifying its monitoring of the city streets after seeing a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases. “Most […] The post Lapu-Lapu police apprehends 200 individuals for violating health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Lapu logs 2 new COVID-19 cases from barangay swab testing, 7 overall

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has recorded two new positive cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the series of mass swab testing conducted in the city’s 11 barangays with the most number of COVID-19 infections. However, aside from the two, there are also five new cases in the city bringing […] The post Lapu logs 2 new COVID-19 cases from barangay swab testing, 7 overall appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Mass testing of 12 Lapu-Lapu brgys starts

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has started conducting mass testing to the top 12 barangays in the city with the most number of cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, said that the barangays with the most number of cases of […] The post Mass testing of 12 Lapu-Lapu brgys starts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2020