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Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia originally wanted new learning materials produced in time for the opening of the 2020-2021 school year
Coronavirus patients can be discharged from the hospital as long as they are deemed 'clinically well,' says Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia
We label June 1 as ‘The Hunger Games: NCR, Cavite, and Cebu City Editions.’ For those returning to work, it’s like getting into a death match.
The lab will be manned by MCIA staff who are trained by the Department of Health, and will supplement the existing labs in the area
Cebu City Regional Trial Court Executive Judge Macaundas Hadjirasul says the employee and 28 others were tested on May 15
At least 5 doctors and 23 nurses test positive for coronavirus in the Central Visayas region
Cebu City's Executive Order No. 79 is signed on Sunday, May 31, and takes effect immediately
Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says her province is prepared to transition to the moderate general community quarantine
Central Visayas, Mandaue City, and Zamboanga City are also added to GCQ areas after President Rodrigo Duterte initially placed them under the more relaxed modified GCQ
The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas says thousands of overseas Filipino workers are projected to arrive in Central Visayas in the coming week
The customer resents the bakery employee's calling him out for cutting the line and disregarding rules on physical distancing
(UPDATED) Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella says his office will investigate how the students got the virus and why they were allowed to leave
When relief goods hardly reached everyone at the height of the lockdown in a Cebu town, the Batan-on alang sa Kalambuan sa Cordova started a donation drive for 80 families
We’ve documented in Cebu at least 3 instances where residents are either intimidated by politicians, visited by police, or arrested for their Facebook posts
(UPDATED) While President Rodrigo Duterte called him a 'good officer,' the CHR characterizes Sinas’ time as Central Visayas chief as one when violence intensified
Referrals for major procedures will continue, especially if provincial hospitals are unable to perform them
‘Shouldn't we both be entitled to the same human rights that the Commission on Human Rights has vowed to protect?’ Garcia asks
The OFWs return to Cebu from Manila after undergoing isolation and virus tests. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases in Cebu’s jails now exceed 600 mark.
Cebu artist Bambi Beltran is detained for 60 hours and faces up to 18 years in prison for a sarcastic Facebook post Mayor Edgar Labella called 'fake news.' He says it's nothing personal.
Zapatera was the first sitio to be put on lockdown in April, and stayed that way for 43 days
Visayan Youth Matters makes it their mission to help local communities better understand the current health crisis by translating important information about COVID-19 in local languages
The Cebu provincial govenment says that 4 of the new cases are women who recently gave birth
Cresencio Caballes Jr says netizens have helped him raise P5,000. His family needs P50,000 to rebuild their house destroyed in a neighborhood fire last March
While the province is downgraded to a general community quarantine as a 'moderate-risk' area, the province remains on lockdown until May 20 pending a new executive order
'Since this pandemic started, the team and I have repeatedly talked about the need to focus on the things we can control'
Sitio Upper in the mountain village of Bacayan is the latest addition to the list, even as Cebu City transitions to modified enhanced community quarantine
Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Zambales, Angeles City are under modified enhanced community quarantine until May 31, the government coronavirus task force says in its latest resolution
There are slight changes to the lockdown with the modified enhanced community quarantine in place
The national government places the two cities under general community quarantine starting May 16, but they don't think they are ready to ease restrictions
Party-list representative Jorge Bustos says he will file charges against the couple for presenting falsified documents to authorities in Cebu checkpoints
Aside from the police officers, 5 civilian personnel also test positive for the virus
(2nd UPDATE) Eight regions will be placed under GCQ, while the remaining 8 will be under no quarantine measures but must follow health protocols
(2nd UPDATE) Most of Cebu City's positive cases are in urban poor neighborhoods or the crowded jails
As of Sunday evening, May 10, Cebu has 1,571 cases, while Quezon City has 1,558 cases
Moalboal town police say Maria Gigante and her boyfriend got past checkpoints because they claimed they were going to Alegria to distribute relief goods
According to the Department of Health, the number of coronavirus cases in Cebu City Jail is at 335. There are 25 cases at the Cebu Provincial Detention Center and 71 at the Mandaue City Jail.
In April, a first batch of 200 OFWs came home to Cebu after testing negative for COVID-19 in Manila. A second test showed 17 of them positive.
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says it is important to establish protocols for children in conflict with the law as they are different from adult prisoners
'This recognition reaffirms my belief that the ability to express our opinion and speak freely is essential to bring about change in society,' says Beltran, who was arrested in April over a Facebook post about COVID-19
Cebu City has the 2nd highest number of coronavirus infections in the country. Most cases are in the barangays of Mambaling, Luz, Labangon and Suba.
Cebu City tests even persons without symptoms. With an increased number of tests being run, you will inevitably have an increased number of confirmed cases.
Mindanao was previously hit by the African swine fever, prompting local governments in the Visayas to ban hogs and pork products from the neighboring island
With the new cases, there are now 332 people infected with the coronavirus at the Cebu City Jail
Cebu City is planning to test at least 23,000 families through rapid testing before the expiration of the enhanced community quarantine on May 15
The coronavirus pandemic underscores the need to boost agricultural production in Cebu, which had been largely relied on imports, says Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia
(UPDATED) Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says that the inmates were suspect cases after showing influenza-like symptoms
Budget airline Cebu Pacific posts a sharp 135% drop in its bottom line in the 1st quarter of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic
Labangon is the 2nd Cebu City barangay to reach over 100 infections
Executive Order No. 073 bans the consumption of liquor in public places, but it does not ban stores from selling it. A previous total liquor ban expired on April 14.
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says that swab tests are now being conducted at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center. There are no positive COVID-19 cases in the provincial jail yet.