Cebu lockdown - updates

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Cebu City lifts Sitio Zapatera's total lockdown

May 20, 2020 - 10:32 PM

Zapatera was the first sitio to be put on lockdown in April, and stayed that way for 43 days

LOCKDOWN LIFTED. The lockdown in Sitio Zapatera is lifted. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

22 new coronavirus cases in Barangay Luz, Cebu City

Apr 26, 2020 - 8:46 PM


The cases are detected in the same barangay as Sitio Zapatera. On Sunday, 40 more new patients were recorded in Cebu City.

FRONTLINER. A worker in Sitio Zapatera, Barangay Luz, disinfects himself. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Naga City in Cebu imposes stay-at-home rule on Sundays under expanded lockdown

Apr 23, 2020 - 10:17 AM

Only frontline medical workers, goverment officers, and workers of exempted business establishments will be exempted from the city government's expanded enhanced community quarantine on Sundays

INSPECTION. Naga City, Cebu Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong inspects checkpoints as the city gears up for stricter anti-coronavirus measures on April 20, 2020. Photo from the Facebook page of the City Government of Naga, Cebu Facebook Page

Coronavirus in Cebu City: 21 more test positive in sitio under total lockdown

Apr 15, 2020 - 10:46 PM

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Cebu City and Cebu province to 64, including the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu, and 69 in the Central Visayas region

LOCKDOWN. Sitio Zapatera in Barangay Barrio Luz with at least 9,000 residents is on lockdown. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Cebu vows cash aid to residents stranded outside the province

Apr 14, 2020 - 8:30 PM

Information is available on the Stranded Cebuanos Assistance Center Facebook page

Sitio Zapatera in Barangay Barrio Luz with at least 9,000 residents is on lockdown after several residents were found out to be infected by Covid19. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

At least 9,000 residents in Cebu City barangay under total lockdown

Apr 13, 2020 - 4:23 PM

Three persons in Barangay Luz test positive for coronavirus. In a total lockdown, no residents are allowed to leave their homes for any reason.

LOCKDOWN. Police lockdown Sitio Zapatera in Barangay Luzo, Cebu City. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Cebu City requires wearing of face masks when going out in public

Apr 01, 2020 - 10:14 PM

The new EO says masks must be worn when in markets, retail stores, parks, churches, among other places

FACE MASK. Guard wears face mask at Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Swiss, German travelers reportedly enter Cebu despite province-wide lockdown

Mar 30, 2020 - 6:20 PM

Citing her sources, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says that the foreigners landed in the general aviation area of the Cebu-Mactan International Airport. They later checked in at two hotels in Mactan.

24-HOUR QUARANTINE. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia meets with local officials on response to the novel coronavirus. Photo from Cebu Province Public Information Office/Sugbo News

Cebu province to be placed on lockdown

Mar 25, 2020 - 6:05 PM

(UPDATE) Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says the lockdown will take effect once she signs the executive order 12 to 24 hours from Wednesday afternoon, March 25

TEMPERATURE CHECK. A passenger gets temperature checked upon arriving in Cebu. File photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler