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Out of 682 tricycle, PUV drivers in Lapu-Lapu, only one tests positive for COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Only one of the  682 tricycles and Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) drivers who underwent swab testing here last week tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was divulged by Grace Carungay, City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head. The testing was done in the hopes of bringing back the trust of passengers […] The post Out of 682 tricycle, PUV drivers in Lapu-Lapu, only one tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 5th, 2020

Out of 682 tricycle, PUV drivers in Lapu-Lapu, only one tests positive for COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Only one of the  682 tricycles and Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) drivers who underwent swab testing here last week tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was divulged by Grace Carungay, City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head. The testing was done in the hopes of bringing back the trust of passengers […] The post Out of 682 tricycle, PUV drivers in Lapu-Lapu, only one tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

One more Lapu tricycle driver tests positive for COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—One more tricycle driver here tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, the head of the Lapu-Lapu City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, told CDN Digital that out of the 303 swab samples they collected from free swab tests conducted on Monday and Tuesday at the Hoops Dome, one came out […] The post One more Lapu tricycle driver tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu mayor’s sister tests positive for COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The sister of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, Grace Carungay, tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, February 19, 2021. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Monday, February 22, 2021. Chan said  he believes that his sister might have […] The post Lapu-Lapu mayor’s sister tests positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Ahong wants non-medical essential workers as 2nd priority for vaccines

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will request the Department of Health (DOH) central office to include non-medical essential workers as a second priority to receive the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that non-medical essential workers shall include tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers, public […] The post Ahong wants non-medical essential workers as 2nd priority for vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Lapu tricycle, PUV drivers undergo swab testing

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers here flocked to the Hoops Dome in barangay Gun-ob on Wednesday morning, September 30, 2020, to take part in the swab testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). According to Grace Carungay, Lapu-Lapu City Epidemiological and Surveillance Unit head, the testing was done in the hopes […] The post Lapu tricycle, PUV drivers undergo swab testing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2020

Chan on recovery from Covid: It’s a new life, new beginning

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is now ready to go back to work. This was confirmed by the mayor through a phone interview with CDN Digital on Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020. Read more: Lapu-Lapu mayor Ahong Chan tests positive for COVID-19  […] The post Chan on recovery from Covid: It’s a new life, new beginning appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu mayor says he’s recovering from COVID-19

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan assured his constituents that he’s feeling better more than a week after going under home isolation for testing positive to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Read: Lapu-Lapu mayor Ahong Chan tests positive for COVID-19  In a short phone interview with CDN Digital, Chan said he wants […] The post Lapu-Lapu mayor says he’s recovering from COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2020

Chan: 10 Lapu-Lapu City hospital frontliners COVID-19 positive

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Ten more frontliners in Lapu-lapu City tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and this time those tested positive are healthcare medical workers from the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital. “Ang nahitabo, naa tay mga frontliners nga naigo. Wala na lang gibutang nato sa facility, […] The post Chan: 10 Lapu-Lapu City hospital frontliners COVID-19 positive appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Lapu police chief back at work after beating COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) director Police Colonel Arnel Banzon has returned to his work on Monday, February 22, 2021, or 18 days after he tested positive for COVID-19. On February 4, 2021, Banzon tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), after he underwent rapid testing during the command conference […] The post Lapu police chief back at work after beating COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Nine Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) employees and contact tracers tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The positive employees include Grace Carungay, Chan’s sister and head of the City Epidemiology and […] The post 9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu City administrator has COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lawyer Danilo Almendras, the Lapu-Lapu City Administrator, has tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan during a press briefing on Friday, February 19, 2021. Chan said that Almendras underwent an RT-PRC test after he manifested a symptom of the virus, such […] The post Lapu-Lapu City administrator has COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 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 City SWAT, MPU headquarters locked down

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) chief Police Colonel Arnel Banzon has ordered the lockdown of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) and Mobile Patrol Unit (MPU) offices, after two of their personnel tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Banzon said that the two personnel came from the MPU, but […] The post Lapu-Lapu City SWAT, MPU headquarters locked down appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2021

2 ROFs from Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Two Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) in Lapu-Lapu City have tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU). Carungay said that the first ROF is a 42-year-old male seafarer from Sri Lanka, who arrived at the Mactan-Cebu […] The post 2 ROFs from Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Chan warns tricycle, PUV drivers to follow health protocols

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to continue to comply with the health and safety protocols or they will be apprehended and their franchise recommended for revocation. Chan issued the warning after he received complaints at the “Ahong Cares Hotline” from concerned citizens […] The post Chan warns tricycle, PUV drivers to follow health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Lapu logs 33 positives from barangay swab testing

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has recorded 33 individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 in the mass swab testing that they conducted on the 11 barangays with the most number of infections. According to Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, that of these number, 15 were from Barangay […] The post Lapu logs 33 positives from barangay swab testing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 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

Chan to tricycle drivers: No swab testing, no special permit to operate

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Tricycle drivers who will not be able to participate in the swab testing conducted by the Lapu-Lapu City government will not be allowed to ply their routes. This was the statement of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan after they observed a low turnout of tricycle drivers who submitted themselves for the free swab testing for […] The post Chan to tricycle drivers: No swab testing, no special permit to operate appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2020

Close contacts of COVID-positive Lapu boatmen, island hopping operators swabbed

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has swabbed the 56 close contacts of the 22 individuals composed of boatmen, island hopping operators, and divers, who tested positive of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Wednesday, September 22, 2020. Out of 56 close contacts, 47 were from Olango Island and 9 from Barangay Maribago. […] The post Close contacts of COVID-positive Lapu boatmen, island hopping operators swabbed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020