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President Duterte extends ECQ in Cebu City until July 15

President Rodrigo Duterte approved on Wednesday the recommendation of the Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) over...

Cebu City records highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases at 353

Cebu City, now considered as the new 'COVID-19 hotspot' in the Philippines, has hit a new record high single-day increase in COVID-19 cases on Tuesday with 353 new confirmed infections. The Cebu City...

GCash to charge a 2.58% fee per cash-in via credit card starting July 6

GCash account holders threaten to boycott the widely-used mobile wallet when it announced to charge a 2.58% convenience fee for each cash-in via Visa/Mastercard bank transactions starting this July 6, 2020. This...

Entire Cebu records 257 new cases, 18 deaths; total now at 8,416

On Monday evening, the Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH-7) has released its official, consolidated data of the COVID-19 cases in the region as of June 29, 2020. Today, the whole island of...

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor eyes on providing flu vaccine shots and Vitamin Cs to residents

Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan of Lapu-Lapu City said that the City Government of Lapu-Lapu has planned to provide free vitamin Cs and flu vaccine shots for the Oponganons. These vitamins and flu shots...

Cebu Capitol pushes for traditional healthcare, to train 16,000 brgy health workers

On June 26, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, on her virtual presser,  commended and appreciated the rational statement of a medical group. A copy of the medical groups' statement about the infamous 'tuob' or steam...

Cebu City logs 130 new cases, 14 deaths on June 27

The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) reported 130 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 70 new recoveries, and 14 new deaths in Cebu City for today, June 27. As of June 27, Cebu City...

Cebu City to start distributing new quarantine passes with QR codes

Starting today, June 26, 2020, barangay officials of Cebu City will start distributing the new QR passes to the households in their respective barangays. Since the quarantine passes previously issued have been...
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