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The citizen/texter must report those without a face mask, wandering senior citizens, those without quarantine passes, and other related violations
Osmeña, who most recently served two terms as mayor of Toledo City in Cebu, is now at home after being confined in a hospital for 20 days
This is meant to achieve 'higher rates of citizen compliance during encounters and fewer complaints lodged against law enforcement,' says the city government
Mandaue City has 717 active coronavirus cases, 319 recoveries, and 25 deaths
Mayor Junard 'Ahong' Chan says he is dead serious in driving home the message to his constituents in Lapu-Lapu City that COVID-19 kills
The 2020 Supplemental Budget No. 1 ordinance earmarks P1.27 billion in the province's coronavirus fight back
'This was recommended by the IATF to avoid confusion with the public as we are still harmonizing data with other health departments,' the Cebu City Health Department says
Cebu City has the largest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country and is still under enhanced community quarantine
The Cebu City Council will also hear two resolutions which would give P15,000 financial aid to nurses in the coronavirus ward, and financial aid to infected patients
(2nd UPDATE) Journalists are among workers allowed to go out and perform their duty as long as they present their press IDs
'When all the data is aligned, there is no conflict,' Secretary Roy Cimatu, overseer of COVID-19 response in Cebu City says
Only Cebu City remains under enhanced community quarantine
President Rodrigo Duterte cites the continuing rise in the number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Cebu City
Another party is reported in Barangay Calamba, despite the city being under strict lockdown
The Department of Health acknowledges the issues raised with its initial plan to deploy rural health physicians from other areas to Cebu City
Cebu City now has 5,494 cases after confirming 353 new infections. The Cebu Provincial Capitol is also closed from July 1 to 3 after 12 employees test positive.
'Deployment will be temporarily held in abeyance until issues and concerns are settled with all concerned physicians and other stakeholders,' says DOH-Western Visayas Director Marlyn Convocar
Imbes nga mangita og solusyong makatarunganon ug epektibo, lungsoranon na man hinoon ang gibasol sa gobyernong Duterte
A new quarantine facility is open in Cebu City, while an employee of the provincial capital dies of the virus
Undaunted by criticisms over promoting steam inhalation to prevent COVID-19, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia continues to champion traditional health care practices
Exempted workers are allowed to travel with their certificate of employment and company ID. No quarantine pass holders will be allowed out on Sundays.
Imbes na tumutok sa solusyong lohikal at epektibo, mamamayan na naman ang sinisisi ng gobyernong Duterte
Cebu province goes from 102 to 1,054 coronavirus cases in just over a month
Some physicians from the Doctors to the Barrios program say the Department of Health did not consult them about their redeployment to Cebu City, adding that this would jeopardize health in far-flung areas
The former congressman attended his last city council session on Thursday, June 25, via Zoom
Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda also defends Secretary Roy Cimatu against claims that he racked up a huge hotel bill during his visit to Cebu City
In the latest data, 33 out of every 100 persons, or one-third of those tested in Cebu, is positive for the virus
Over 90 checkpoints sprout across the city. The ex-military general inspects the most affected barangays from the sky.
Eastern Visayas regional health department says all deaths were returning residents and had underlying conditions
Bakit tumaas ang bilang ng mga kumpirmadong kaso ng coronavirus sa Cebu City at kalapit na mga bayan?
The barangays under lockdown reported the highest number of infections in the city
The national government is sending the police's elite Special Action Force to help implement an 'extreme lockdown' in Cebu City, says Interior Secretary Eduardo Año
A Cebu City councilor calls for an investigation into how donated chickens were allegedly given to city hall and barangay employees and resold instead of being distributed to residents
All emerging coronavirus hotspots are provinces in the Visayas. Eastern Visayas health officials fear health systems may be overwhelmed if the trend continues.
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia's tirades against critics of steam inhalation, which she is advocating, lands the hashtag #NoToDoctorShaming on Twitter's top Philippine trends
It is still unclear how many more Cebu Pacific employees will lose their jobs, but the layoffs will be 'across functions, roles, and departments'
While it is not mandatory, the provincial memo has reaped criticism online for making a non-medically approved practice a part of the local government's policy
(UPDATED) The cancellation of the city's quarantine passes is effective 10 pm, Tuesday, June 23
(UPDATED) 'We need to monitor closely the critical care capacity in Region 7,' says the Department of Health
Cebu City currently has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country at 4,449
Florencio ‘Entoy’ Escabas, the Cordovanhon founder of Entoy’s Bakasihan, suffered from acute coronary syndrome
The city also reports 44 deaths in one week, more than half of the 81 total deaths
(UPDATED) Out of 93 medical technologists, who conducted rapid tests last May in 3 cities in Cebu, only the 24 tapped by Lapu-Lapu City received their stipend
DOH says with the record number of fresh cases, the total of infections reported on Saturday was 943. Half of these confirmed cases, or 448, come from Central Visayas.
The national government is also considering tapping a 'Visayas deputy implementer' to oversee the region's coronavirus efforts
The Cebu Normal University has informed the National Privacy Commission about the recent cyberattack
Bambi Beltran files complaints against the Cebu City mayor, the Central Visayas police chief, and several Cebu cops for arresting her without a warrant and violating her rights while in their custody
The total coronavirus cases in the country reach 28,459, as the health department reports 661 new cases
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says the British man waited some 8 hours in an ambulance at the Chong Hua Fuente hospital before dying of cardiac arrest
The statement comes amid a surge of new cases in Cebu City and the reimposition of a lockdown