1 dead as cargo ship capsizes at Ormoc port

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Eastern Visayas has started its investigation of the ill-fated M/V Lite Ferry 3 that capsized at the port of Ormoc City, Leyte claiming the life of a crew member.

IATF places Abra, Baguio, Bohol under strict GCQ

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases has placed Abra, Baguio and Bohol under general community quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said.

Davao Region reports 843 new Covid cases

Davao Region reports 843 new Covid cases

The Department of Health (DOH) Davao Center for Health Development reported 843 new Covid-19 cases in the region bringing the total number of active cases to 20,874.

Lucy Torres not running for Senate

Lucy Torres not running for Senate

Leyte’s fourth district representative Lucy Torrres-Gomez will not run as a senator in next year’s presidential elections. after declaring her bid to run as mayor of her hometown of Ormoc City.

Pampanga hospital stops admitting Covid-19 patients

Pampanga hospital stops admitting Covid-19 patients

The Jose B. Lingad Memorial General Hospital (JBLMGH) in San Fernando, Pampanga has declared that it will no longer accept coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients after reaching full bed capacity.

Gov’t places Ilocos Norte under MECQ anew

Gov’t places Ilocos Norte under MECQ anew

“Ang Ilocos Norte po ay nasa MECQ mula September 7 to 30. Ang naunang classification po ng Ilocos Norte ay GCQ with heightened restrictions,” Roque said in his virtual presser on Tuesday.