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2 Capitol employees die within the week
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Two Capitol employees - one positive and one suspected to be COVID-19 positive - have died within the week.
Gwen draws flak for ‘tuob’ remark
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn “Gwen” Garcia has reaped criticisms online for allegedly lying over “tuob” (steam inhalation).
Province restores baragay checkpoints
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Aside from putting up strict control on its borders with Cebu City, the Province of Cebu has also reinstituted the barangay checkpoints to prevent spread of coronavirus disease in the province.
Man behind ‘Kill Gwen’ post surrenders to cops
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
A man who allegedly posted a P10-million bounty for those who can kill Governor Gwen Garcia has surrendered to the Cebu Police Provincial Office.
Province shuts borders on Cebu City anew
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Except for identified essential workers, Cebu Province is shutting its borders anew to Cebu City beginning Friday, June 26.
Solon, netizens call out Gwen for doctor shaming
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
A lawmaker has joined netizens in calling out Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia for "doctor-shaming" after she called out a doctor for criticizing her promotion of steam inhalation online.
As Cimatu’s Cebu assignment kicks off: Baragays in focus
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
As he focuses on implementation of health protocols in barangays, retired general and current Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has arrived in Cebu City to carry out a special assignment from President Rodrigo Duterte:...
On Cimatu’s first day: Nearly 100 new cases, 7 deaths
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
On the day retired military general Roy Cimatu assumed post yesterday as czar for Cebu’s fight against COVID-19, he was met by these statistics in Cebu City: 30 new confirmed cases, seven fatalities, and 31...
‘Enough’ COVID beds in 16 Capitol hospitals
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
The 12 district and four provincial hospitals managed by the Cebu provincial government have more than enough beds to cater to coronavirus patients.
Mayors in meeting with Shimura self-monitoring
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Mayors who attended the June 17, 2020 meeting with Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia at the Provincial Capitol are now monitoring themselves.
Gwen defends Dino, disagrees with Byron
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has come to the defense of Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino against criticisms alluding to corruption in the purchase of COVID-19 test kits.
In Talisay City: Stay-at-home rule on Sundays
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Except for frontliners and others performing essential tasks, all other residents of Talisay City, Cebu will not be allowed to leave their homes on Sundays.
Gullas: GCQ will boost Talisay
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
As it returns to general community quarantine status, Talisay City will still implement a modified enhanced community quarantine-style approach as far as the movement of people is concerned.
Consolacion limits address details
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The municipality of Consolacion, Cebu will stop disclosing the specific locations of new COVID-19 patients to avoid further harassment.
Talisay City back to GCQ
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Talisay City is on its way back to general community quarantine after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) in Central Visayas has concurred with the Executive...
DOH-7 gave wrong Talisay data to IATF?
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas yesterday said that miscommunication between agencies may have led to the decision putting his city under modified enhanced community quarantine through...
Ed to appeal, Samsam ‘surprised’
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city has to abide by the national government’s decision placing the city under enhanced community quarantine from June 15 to 30 but he will, nevertheless, appeal for...
Capitol offers unified scholarship program
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The Province of Cebu offers a new scholarship program for "deserving" students.
As hospitals hike bed capacity: Symptomatic cases increase
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
As Cebu hospitals expand their bed capacity for COVID-19 patients, the past few weeks saw an increase in the number of symptomatic patients in Cebu City.
Cases of COVID-19 in province now 269
by Lorraine L. Ecarma - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia announced that the province's active COVID-19 cases from March 23 to June 15, 2020 reached 269.
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