Daily Archives: June 12, 2020

High number of COVID cases noted in 4 days

High number of COVID cases noted in 4 days Alicia Ivy L. Chua (The Freeman) – June 12, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  A high number of COVID-19 infections have been recorded in Cebu City for four consecutive days now since easing up to general community quarantine (GCQ) status on June 1. The Cebu City Health Department reported …

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Hospitals hike bed capacity

CEBU, Philippines —  The Department of Health in Central Visayas yesterday said that hospitals here are increasing the number of beds dedicated for COVID-19 patients after seeing an increase in admissions recently. This developed as Dr. Jaime Bernadas, regional director of DOH-7, said there is no spike in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City although there was an increase in the …

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Rapid test sa mandaue nanobra sa target

Rapid test sa mandaue nanobra sa target (The Freeman) – May 12, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Human sa lima ka adlaw nga pagpahigayon og strategic community testing, 18 na sa 27 ka barangay sa Dakbayan sa Mandaue ang nakakompleto na sa testing. Sa target nga 7,629 ka sample size, 4,811 o 63.06 porsyento n aka samples ang …

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City gets disinfection chamber donation

City gets disinfection chamber donation Mary Ruth R. Malinao (The Freeman) – May 12, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — A software company in Cebu has introduced an Automated Disinfection Chamber which will contribute to the “new normal.” Philceb Innovations and Solutions Technologies International Inc. has formulated the chamber, in line with the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). …

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Six arrested for ‘social distancing ’violation post bail

Six arrested for ‘social distancing ’violation post bail (The Freeman) – April 12, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Six persons earlier arrested by police for allegedly violating the order on social distancing gained temporary freedom after posting bail. Elements of Liloan Police Station arrested them last April 4 for allegedly “willfully, unlawfully, and feloniously fail(ing) to observe social …

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DA-7 urges gardening amid quarantine

DA-7 urges gardening amid quarantine CEBU, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture-7 is encouraging the public to plant vegetables while on home quarantine. DA-7 director Savador Diputado, in a video posted on DA-7 Facebook page, said that since the government requires people to stay at home, they might as well stay productive by planting different fruits and vegetables in …

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Proposed solo parent aid applies to mothers or fathers — Dizon

Proposed solo parent aid applies to mothers or fathers — Dizon Alicia Ivy L. Chua (The Freeman) – February 12, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is pushing for additional benefits and privileges for solo parents — whether mothers or fathers. In a public hearing yesterday, Dizon’s proposed ordinance entitled Solo Parents’ Discounts and …

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Capitol readies Busay facility

Capitol readies Busay facility CEBU, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government is preparing an evacuation center in Barangay Busay, Cebu City to be used as quarantine facility as it anticipates more passengers to be subjected for screening and possible isolation after the national government included Taiwan in its travel advisory in efforts to contain the spread of the novel …

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