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Lipa City has no new reported COVID-19 cases for 12 days
by Marlon Luistro - June 12, 2020 - 5:09pm
This city has gone 12 consecutive days without reporting a new COVID-19 infection.
2 Batangas barangays under hard lockdown for COVID-19
by Marlon Luistro - May 23, 2020 - 1:20pm
Mayor Beverly Dimacuha has issued on Friday Executive Order 25, placing Barangays Cuta and Malitam under a 48-hour hard lockdown, following a sudden spike of COVID-19 cases these past days.
80-year-old man is Lipa's 9th recovered COVID-19 patient
by Marlon Luistro - May 2, 2020 - 11:55am
An 80-year-old man from Plantacion Meridienne in Barangay Sampaguita here has recovered from the novel coronavirus disease, Mayor Eric Africa said.
Nearly 2M Filipino tourist workers affected by COVID-pandemic — ILO report
by Marlon Luistro - April 28, 2020 - 12:27pm
Nearly two million Filipino workers in the tourism sector 15.3 million tourist workers in Asia Pacific to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, says a United Nations agency's arm for the said geographic region.
Three more COVID-19 cases in Lipa City
by Marlon Luistro - April 26, 2020 - 11:03am
This brings the total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city to 24, the most in Batangas.
Can Batangas modify areas into general community quarantine? Vice governor asks
by Marlon Luistro - April 25, 2020 - 10:20am
Batangas Vice Gov. Mark Leviste is seeking Presidential Communications Operations Office Chief Martin Andanar and Undersecretary Rocky Ignacio to clarify whether the provincial government can modify the declaration...
Taal water quality ideal for aquaculture — BFAR
by Marlon Luistro - April 22, 2020 - 6:03pm
Taal Lake's water quality remains within normal levels, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources–Region 4A said Tuesday.
2 SAP beneficiaries, 3 others nabbed for illegal gambling in Batangas
by Marlon Luistro - April 21, 2020 - 11:22am
Five people, including two beneficiaries of the government’s Social Amelioration Program, have been arrested by authorities for illegal gambling activities in Barangay Luntal in Tuy, Batangas on Monday evening,...
Mom of Lipa City baby who died of COVID-19 tests positive
by Marlon Luistro - April 19, 2020 - 3:06pm
The baby boy's father and relatives, meanwhile, tested negative for the virus. No further details were provided on the status of the latest COVID-19 patient.
10-day-old baby tests positive for COVID-19 in Batangas
by Marlon Luistro - April 14, 2020 - 12:14pm
Another baby, this time a 10-day-old girl, tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Eric Africa said Monday.
79-year-old grandma is Lipa's third recovered COVID-19 patient
by Marlon Luistro - April 11, 2020 - 9:58am
A 79-year-old grandma from Plantacion Meridienne Subdivision in Barangay Sampaguita here, who previously tested positive for the novel coronavirus, has recovered from the disease.
Woman electrocuted to death in Batangas
by Marlon Luistro - April 9, 2020 - 4:09pm
A woman died on the spot after she was electrocuted inside her residence in Barangay Pantay here on Wednesday, police said.
Woman from Alitagtag is 58th COVID-19 case in Batangas
by Marlon Luistro - April 9, 2020 - 3:57pm
In his bulletin, Ponggos said that the latest patient has previous exposure to a COVID-19 patient, experienced symptoms on April 4 and tested positive for the virus yesterday. The patient and her family are now under...
68-year-old man is Batangas City’s 13th COVID-19 case
by Marlon Luistro - April 8, 2020 - 9:40pm
Batangas City now has 1,031 persons under monitoring (PUM) while 59 others are persons under investigation (PUI). There are 3,247 patients who have completed the 14-day quarantine.
Lipa City reports two new COVID-19 recoveries
by Marlon Luistro - April 8, 2020 - 1:34pm
Two patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus disease here as the number of cases continues to rise.
Lipa has three new COVID-19 cases, now highest in Batangas
by Marlon Luistro - April 7, 2020 - 7:46pm
Health authorities are now conducting contact tracing of persons who were previously exposed to the patients.
91-year-old woman is Lipa’s 3rd COVID-19 fatality
by Marlon Luistro - April 4, 2020 - 2:06pm
A 91-year-old woman from Barangay 7 here died of the novel coronavirus, Mayor Eric Africa said.
News stories on Duterte’s ‘shoot them’ remark trends in COVID-stricken West states
by Marlon Luistro - April 4, 2020 - 12:20pm
As countries worry about how their governments will save their economies, news reports of some news outlets in four countries on the Philippine president’s latest quarantine "policy" trended in these coun...
Fish kill destroys P42.9 million worth of tilapia in Batangas
by Marlon Luistro - June 1, 2019 - 11:24am
Over 605 metric tons of tilapia have died after being hit by a fish kill in Taal Lake, in what the Department of Environment and Natural Resources dubbed as the worst crisis faced by the fishcage industry.
Fewer public appearances for Batangas mayor since threats escalated, says exec
by Marlon Luistro - July 3, 2018 - 9:36am
Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili has minimized his public appearances in the days leading to his assassination Monday, following threats against his life in his tough stance against criminality.
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