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Local transmission of COVID-19

Santa Banana, as if the COVID-19 were not enough for us, now comes the abrogation of the PH-US Visiting Forces Agreement effective 180 days from last Tuesday, as well as Taiwan’s retaliation for the travel ban we imposed on it!.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardFeb 14th, 2020

South Cotabato back to GCQ status as COVID-19 cases soar

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 16 Sep) – South Cotabato was reverted Wednesday to the more restrictive general community quarantine (GCQ) with the rising cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) due to the local transmission of the virus, Governor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. said. The GCQ in the province, which has been under the Modified GCQ for months, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 16th, 2020

Medical frontliners want ECQ for South Cotabato as virus cases rise

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 September) – Medical frontliners in South Cotabato province have appealed for the immediate declaration of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the area amid the increasing cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) local transmission. Members of the South Cotabato Medical Society (Socomed) and officials of rural health units issued […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2020

Panic buying grips North Cotabato town over ECQ rumors

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 10 September) – Some residents of Midsayap, North Cotabato went into panic buying mode due to social media posts that the town would be placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) after local and health officials declared a case of local transmission of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), provincial board member Dr. Philbert […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2020

GenSan requiring negative RT-PCR results for outsiders entering city

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Sep) – Front-line and essential workers coming from areas with confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) local transmission are now required to present negative Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test results before they can enter the city. City Mayor Ronnel Rivera directed its strict enforcement effective Tuesday through Executive […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

Soccsksargen  records single-day high of 58 COVID-19 cases

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 6 September) – Soccsksargen region recorded a single-day high of 58 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with several cases due to exposure to persons earlier tested positive for the virus, indicating the spread of the disease through local transmission. Arjohn Gangoso, Department of Health – Soccsksargen (DOH-Soccsksargen) health education and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 7th, 2020

South Cotabato reviews capacity to address possible surge in virus cases

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 03 September) – The provincial government of South Cotabato has launched a review of its available patient care resources for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it braces for a possible surge of infections amid the confirmed local transmission. South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. met on Thursday with hospital owners […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2020

South Cotabato shuts down borders anew

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 2 Sep) – South Cotabato province has shut down its borders anew effective Tuesday to non-essential travels to prevent the further spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from areas with recorded local transmission. South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. said in a press conference on Wednesday the move was aimed to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2020

Local transmission

Nag-abot na so pinaghahandalan nin gabos sa probinsya nin Catanduanes. Igwa na nin casualty si COVID-19, ang patient 649, sarong market vendor, 65 asin residente kan Gogon Sirangan. Mamundo, kaya lang, ini ang realidad na posibleng mangyari kung ang management nin covid cases sa probinsya nin Catanduanes dai matatawanan nin comprehensive aksyon. ********* Mismong kinumpirmar […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2020

GenSan running out of COVID-19 hospital beds as local transmission soars

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 31 August)– The city government has raised concern over the declining bed capacity of local hospitals treating patients infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it formally declared the local transmission of the virus. City Mayor Ronnel Rivera said in a public video message posted on Monday afternoon that the […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 31st, 2020

In Talibon, Mayor orders regulated entry of non-residents following rise in COVID cases

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The entry of non-residents in Talibon town in Bohol province will already be regulated following a rise in cases of local transmission of the coronavirus disease in the area. Mayor Janette Garcia wrote mayors of the neighboring towns on Friday, August 28,  to relay its implementation starting on Tuesday, September 1. […] The post In Talibon, Mayor orders regulated entry of non-residents following rise in COVID cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2020

May local transmission na ng covid-19 sa Virac-Mayor Sarmiento

Virac, Catanduanes – Inihayag ng alkalde ng Virac na may local transmission na ng COVID-19 matapos na magpositibo sa COVID-19 ang tatlong residente na walang travel history. Nitong nakaraang Sabado, Agosto 8 nang ilabas ng Department of Health-Bicol (DOH) ang pag positibo ng isang 51-anyos na engineer at 21-anyos na anak nito mula sa West […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsAug 25th, 2020

Lanao del Sur-Marawi City IATF confirms local transmission of COVID-19

ILIGAN CITY  (MindaNews / 09 August) –  The Joint Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID-19 of the province of Lanao del Sur and the city of Marawi on Sunday announced there is now local transmission of the disease after verification and extensive contact-tracing of 21 recent COVID-19 cases showed they had no exposure or history of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2020

Pool testing sa Iloilo vs COVID-19 hirit ni Garin

Iloilo City- Inihirit ni Iloilo first district Rep. Janette L. Garin ang pagkakaroon ng pooled testing sa lungsod at sa buong probinsya dahil sa tumataas na kaso ng coronavirus disease 2019 o COVID-19 sa nasabing lugar dulot ng local transmission. “Our authorities are looking for the 10 percent, but it is the 90 percent who […] The post Pool testing sa Iloilo vs COVID-19 hirit ni Garin appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

SouthCot’s contact-tracing app a big help amid fears of local transmission

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 08 August) —  The provincial government of South Cotabato has launched extensive contact-tracing activities for a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case in Koronadal City that is being considered as possible local transmission. South Cotabato Governor. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. confirmed in a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a seafarer with […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

Duterte urged to hold ‘Philhealth mafia’ accountable for alleged 15B corruption

The alleged corruption issues came on the heels of an apparent lack of concrete plans of the government to curb the local transmission of the COVID-19, inadequate testing and contact tracing capacity, an overwhelmed health system, and the scant social protection for the poor and displaced workers. The post Duterte urged to hold ‘Philhealth mafia’ accountable for alleged 15B corruption appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

Walang local transmission ng COVID-19 sa Catanduanes – PHO

Virac, Catanduanes –  Hindi pa sa ngayon inuugnay ng Provincial Health Office (PHO) sa salitang local transmission ang pagpositibo ng isang pasyente sa COVID-19 sa barangay Calatagan proper sa bayang ito.  Ito ang nilinaw ni Provincial Health Office (PHO) sa isinagawang pagpupulong ng mga miyembro ng Provincial Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) sa Catanduanes noong Hulyo […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsAug 4th, 2020

Old Davao airport terminal designated as COVID-19 holding area

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 August) – The old terminal of the Davao International Airport in Barangay Sasa here will be converted into a holding area where arriving air passengers can wait for the result of their reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing, a requirement imposed by the local government to control the transmission of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2020

Barangay contact tracing teams pushed

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) stressed that each barangay should have its own contact tracer team as the country battles the surging number of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) cases. (JANSEN ROMERO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said that all business centers should have their own contact tracing teams. The call was made after the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines skyrocketed to 98,232 on Aug. 1 and a record-high 4,963 new infections were recorded by the Department of Health (DoH). In combating the pandemic further, Año assured that local government units (LGUs) will continue to be at the forefront in the contact tracing, testing, and referrals to the hospitals of COVID-19 patients in their localities. He noted the DILG has issued Memorandum Circular 2020-077 that compels the LGUs to establish their own task forces against COVID-19. In the midst of the fight against the pandemic, Año asked the public to be resilient in preventing the transmission of the disease by adhering strictly to quarantine protocols. “Help us ensure participative and effective governance as we undertake to implement the national action plan for COVID 19,’’ said Año......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2020

Free face masks for the poor pushed

  BY JEFFREY DAMICOG   *   Dr. Tony Leachon, former adviser to the National Task Force (NTF) fighting the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on Thursday proposed that the poor should be given free face masks and be allowed free virus tests. “Ang poor ang cause ng local transmission natin so we have to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 17th, 2020

Misamis Oriental may local transmission na ng COVID

Dineklara ng Department of Health (DOH) na mayroon nang local transmission ng COVID-19 sa bayan ng Naawan, Misaramis Oriental kasunod ng paglabas ng resulta na nahawa ng virus si Vice Mayor Jaime Roa at dalawang iba pa na nakasalamuha nito......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJul 16th, 2020