Daily Archives: June 17, 2020

Cebu City’s revert to ECQ dismays business leaders

Cebu City’s revert to ECQ dismays business leaders Ehda M. Dagooc (The Freeman) – June 17, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The business community in Cebu is saddened by Cebu City’s shifting back to enhanced community quarantine due to the spike of COVID-19 cases. Although dismayed by the decision of Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID), …

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Stricter protocols up in Cebu City

Stricter protocols up in Cebu City Iris Hazel M. Mascardo (The Freeman) – June 17, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Stricter quarantine restrictions in Cebu City have been implemented anew with the reimposition of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the ballooning coronavirus cases. This Police Regional Office (PRO)-7 Director Albert Ignatius Ferro has appealed to the …

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Ed to appeal, Samsam ‘surprised’

CEBU, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city has to abide by the national government’s decision placing the city under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from June 15 to 30 but he will, nevertheless, appeal for reconsideration. He said he will ask that the city remain under general community quarantine (GCQ). “But if they still see that ECQ …

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Capitol offers unified scholarship program

Capitol offers unified scholarship program Lorraine L. Ecarma (The Freeman) – June 17, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Province of Cebu offers a new scholarship program for “deserving” students. During Monday’s regular session, the Cebu Provincial Board passed on third and final reading an ordinance creating a unified scholarship program for tertiary students called Cebu Province Grants …

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Personnel of police station in Cebu City isolated

Personnel of police station in Cebu City isolated Sheriza Mae R. Uy (The Freeman) – May 17, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  At least 32 personnel of the Pardo Police Station in Cebu City are now in isolation after five men who were detained there tested positive for COVID-19. The five were made to undergo the test as …

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Cebu City records 21 new COVID-19 cases

Cebu City records 21 new COVID-19 cases Alicia Ivy L. Chua (The Freeman) – May 17, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Twenty one more residents of Cebu City tested positive of the coronavirus disease yesterday. Most of the new cases were from Barangay Mabolo where at least seven cases were recorded in Tres Borces. The other new positive …

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CPPO cops get P500 thousand insurance from Capitol

CPPO cops get P500 thousand insurance from Capitol Caecent No-ot Magsumbol (The Freeman) – April 17, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is giving P500,000 accidental insurance to all members of the Cebu Provincial Police Office manning checkpoints at the borders, making sure that the towns and component cities of the province are protected from …

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DOH-7: Entire sitio ‘infected’

CEBU, Philippines — Health authorities will now stop the mass testing at Sitio Zapatera, Barangay Luz, the epicenter of coronavirus in Cebu City, as the Department of Health now considers the entire area “infected.” City Health Officer Daisy Villa made the announcement after 24 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Sitio Zapatera yesterday and three others in Lapu-Lapu City, …

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