Local News

Iloilo: Php 270M for COVID-19 Response

The Iloilo Provincial Board has recently approved an appropriation ordinance granting the province to use Php 270 million for its response against COVID-19. Provincial Ordinance 1-2020 was passed by the Provincial Board in a special session requested by Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. Moreover, Fourth District Board Member Rolando Chura, chair of the disaster risk… Continue reading Iloilo: Php 270M for COVID-19 Response

World News

April 09 – 100 Days Since China 1st COVID Case

In the opening remarks by World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus last April 08 during a virtual press conference, he mentioned that April 09 marks 100 days since WHO was notified of the first cases of ‘pneumonia with unknown cause’ in China. The WHO Director-General also recalled the efforts made by the organization… Continue reading April 09 – 100 Days Since China 1st COVID Case

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Feature Stories

Guimhealth Founder Shares Inputs Regarding Current Health Crisis

In Sun Tzu’s Art of War, it is said that the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting and supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting. To date, the virus has penetrated the country with new cases being confirmed at an alarming rate. It has also called for… Continue reading Guimhealth Founder Shares Inputs Regarding Current Health Crisis

Local News

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

World News

COVID Cases Exceeds 1.1 Million Globally

COVID Cases Exceeds 1.1 Million Globally – globally as of 2:00am CEST, April 06 – there have been 1,174,866 confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 64,541 deaths according to the World Health Organization. In terms of region, Europe has the highest number of cases at 621,407 followed by Americas (352,600), Western Pacific (112,524), Eastern… Continue reading COVID Cases Exceeds 1.1 Million Globally