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WV DOH Releases COVID-19 New Bulletin

The Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development releases its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #13 detailing the health status of the area considering the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency, in a summary, revealed that a total of 391 PUIs in the region tested negative from COVID-19. Moreover, out of 18 results released as of April… Continue reading WV DOH Releases COVID-19 New Bulletin

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Iloilo City Mayor Signs EO 61 Extending ECQ to April 30

Last night (April 07), Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, via video on social media, announced that Iloilo City’s Enhanced Community Quarantine will be extended until April 30 at 11:59pm. Treñas decided after consultation with focal personnel. “Today I signed an Executive Order 61 expanding the practice of our Enhanced Community Quarantine and extending it until… Continue reading Iloilo City Mayor Signs EO 61 Extending ECQ to April 30

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CebuPac Advisory: Cancelled Flights

With the extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) until April 30, Cebu Pacific flights will remain suspended from April 15 to April 30, 2020. Passengers on canceled flights are encouraged to take any one of the following options: Free rebooking. Rebook to any other travel date within three months with change (rebooking) fees and… Continue reading CebuPac Advisory: Cancelled Flights

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Enhanced Community Quarantine Extended in Iloilo City; Executive Order to be Signed Tomorrow

In a video posted by Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, Iloilo City’s Enhanced Community Quarantine will be extended until April 30 at 11:59pm. This is after the mayor’s consultation with focal personnel. “After consultation with our focal personnel, DOH, Medical Doctors, City Health Office, some businessmen, and in due coordination with Gov. Art 'toto' Defensor,… Continue reading Enhanced Community Quarantine Extended in Iloilo City; Executive Order to be Signed Tomorrow

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Antique Confirms First COVID-19 Case

Antique confirms the first Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) case involving a 77-year-old man from Semirara Island. Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao, in an official statement, said that the case arrived at Brgy. Semirara, Semirara Island, Caluya on March 09 via private plane. The case first sought consultation at Semirara Mining Power Corporation Hospital for fever… Continue reading Antique Confirms First COVID-19 Case

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WVMC Discharges COVID-19 Survivor

Western Visayas Medical Center, in a social media post, announced its first COVID-19 recovery after the patient had tested negative on the repeat virus test. The hospital also announced that the patient has been discharged from the hospital. “Western Visayas Medical Center is pleased to announce that our first COVID-19 recovery is discharged today after… Continue reading WVMC Discharges COVID-19 Survivor

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MORE Donates 800 Rapid Test Kits to Iloilo

Newcome MORE Electric and Power Corporation, also known as MORE Power, has recently donated 800 rapid test kits to Iloilo. It can be recalled that Iloilo is under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in a bid to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Our Good God once again blessed us with a very… Continue reading MORE Donates 800 Rapid Test Kits to Iloilo

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First COVID-19 Survivor in Panay Discharged Today

The Medical City Iloilo recently shared via social media that the first COVID-19 survivor of Panay has been discharged today (April 03, 2020) following a negative test result of the virus. In a statement by Dr. Felix Ray Villa, Chief Executive Officer of The Medical City Iloilo, the patient has made a complete recovery from… Continue reading First COVID-19 Survivor in Panay Discharged Today

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1,817 Curfew Violators in Iloilo City (As of April 1)

Days after the Iloilo City has been placed under Enhance Community Quarantine – with orders of mandatory curfew – violators continued to roam beyond curfew hours. With this, citing the guidelines issued by the Department of Justice, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas announced that violators will be detained for 12 hours. However, with police stations… Continue reading 1,817 Curfew Violators in Iloilo City (As of April 1)

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Fine and Imprisonment for Not Wearing Facemask in Public (Third Offense)

A Php 2,000 fine and/or imprisonment for ten days, or both at the discretion of the court (for third and succeeding offense), is ordered for those who violate the recently implemented Provincial Ordinance No. 2020-225 requiring the use of facemask in all public places during the Enhanced Community Quarantine. In a social media post by… Continue reading Fine and Imprisonment for Not Wearing Facemask in Public (Third Offense)