Daily Archives: June 20, 2020

‘Patients who die with COVID symptoms should be tested’

‘Patients who die with COVID symptoms should be tested’ CEBU, Philippines —  A Cebu-based epidemiologist has recommended swabbing patients who have died with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) symptoms. Dr. Kathrina Saavedra Perez-Catingub said the collection of postmortem nasopharyngeal (NP) swab specimens from a deceased person suspected of COVID-19 should be done. It was also recommended by the Centers for …

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Cebu City, other LGUs to get 1 million masks

Cebu City, other LGUs to get 1 million masks Caecent No-ot Magsumbol (The Freeman) – June 20, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines —  Cebu City and other areas affected by the coronavirus pandemic are set to receive today one million surgical masks in a bid to boost their efforts against COVID-19. The masks were donated by business tycoon Enrique …

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Except for Talisay City, Mandaue City:GCQ kicks off across province

Except for Talisay City, Mandaue City:GCQ kicks off across province CEBU, Philippines —  Save for Talisay City and Mandaue City, Cebu Province will be under general community quarantine starting today, May 20, until May 31, 2020. Talisay City will be under modified enhanced community quarantine while Mandaue City remains under ECQ until March 31. The two are component cities …

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40 nagnegatibo sa lab test sa Bo. Luz nakauli na

40 nagnegatibo sa lab test sa Bo. Luz nakauli na (The Freeman) – May 20, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — Gipapauli na kagahapon ang 40 ka Covid-19 patients kinsa nagnegatibo sa laboratory test sa Barangay Luz, Dakbayan sa Sugbo. Ang maong mga pasyente unang gibutang sa Barangay Isolation Center human nagpositibo sa Covid-19. Matud sa tigpamaba sa barangay …

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Lapu-Lapu closes borders to outsiders

Lapu-Lapu closes borders to outsiders Iris Hazel Mascardo (The Freeman) – April 20, 2020 – 12:00am CEBU, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) is now conducting information dissemination for the restriction of entry of non-residents to the city, said City Police Director Carlito Baja. The restriction of entry takes effect tomorrow. Following the Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Ahong …

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Free online medical consultation for Liloan residents

Free online medical consultation for Liloan residents CEBU, Philippines — The municipal government of Liloan has partnered with Xynapx Technologies to provide free online medical consultations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Xynapx Technologies, a local medical software startup that developed CloudPx and CloudMD, provides online telemedicine and e-consultation services from doctors and medical professionals, and medical records management. The partnership …

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Garcia back on Sinulog stage

Garcia back on Sinulog stage CEBU, Philippines — Being back in the helm at the Provincial Capitol also means being back on the Sinulog stage for Governor Gwendolyn Garcia. Breaking her six-year hiatus, Garcia graced the stage again with Siloy sa Alcoy Festival performers in a dance offering to Sr. Sto. Niño. The performance started off with an act …

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Wait for Duterte delays grand parade: Tangub, Lumad win

CEBU, Philippines — Heavy favorites Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe of Tangub City and Lumad Basakanon of Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City lived up to their billing as they won the top prizes in yesterday’s Sinulog Grand Parade ritual showdown that lasted 13 hours. Sinanduloy led the winning circle in the Sinulog-based category that also included Carcar City (2nd place), Talisay …

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