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SM Foundation, Uniqlo Send Food Packs to SM Care Villages

SM Foundation Inc., together with Japanese clothing company Uniqlo, distributed food packs to almost 900 families in residents of SM Cares Villages in Bogo City, in Cebu province, Concepcion in Iloilo, Ormoc City, and in Tacloban City. Recipients were happy to receive kilos of rice, cup noodles, cans of sardines and tuna, and bottles of… Continue reading SM Foundation, Uniqlo Send Food Packs to SM Care Villages

Local News

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)

World News

WHO: “1 million confirmed cases in the next day or two”

World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave his opening remarks during the mission briefing on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of April 02, 2020. In his statement, the Director General forecasted that in the next day or two, the world will have more than one million confirmed cases globally and an… Continue reading WHO: “1 million confirmed cases in the next day or two”

National News

WHO Cautions PH Against Ending Quarantine Too Soon

The World Health Organization has cautioned the Philippine government against ending the quarantine too soon. The health agency has advised authorities to consider the epidemiological situation should the local government lift the Luzon lockdown (originally scheduled on Easter Sunday). To date, the country has a total of 2,311 confirmed cases. According to WHO Pacific Regional… Continue reading WHO Cautions PH Against Ending Quarantine Too Soon

Local News

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)

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How to Avail the Social Amelioration Program

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1 Series of 2020 highlights the special guidelines on the provision of the social amelioration measures by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Agriculture, Department of Finance, Department of Budget and Management, and the Department of Interior and… Continue reading How to Avail the Social Amelioration Program

World News

World Health Organization Shares Covid-19 Situation Board

The World Health Organization, on its website, shares a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Situation Board, an interactive dashboard/map detailing the latest global numbers and numbers by country of Covid-19 on a daily basis. To date, there are 827,419 confirmed cases worldwide with total of 40,777 deaths, and 205 countries/areas/territories with cases of the virus. The… Continue reading World Health Organization Shares Covid-19 Situation Board

Local News

Guimbal Residents Considered PUMs

All residents in Guimbal were considered as persons under monitoring (PUM) as a local transmission was confirmed by the Department of Health – Center for Health Development in Western Visayas (DOH-CHD 6). According to the agency, the second confirmed case is a 51 year-old female linked to the first confirmed case, a 65-year-old male. “Guimbal… Continue reading Guimbal Residents Considered PUMs