1 dead as cargo ship capsizes at Ormoc port

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

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.

Bohol to lift travel ban amid possible community transmission of Delta variant

Bohol to lift travel ban amid possible community transmission of Delta variant

Bohol Governor Arthur Yap is set to release a new executive order lifting the two-week ban of inbound and outbound travelers into the province upon the recommendation of the majority for province’s mayors despite objections from local health officials due to the possible local or community transmission of the Covid-19 Delta variant

Cebu City Hall evacuated after bomb threat

Cebu City Hall evacuated after bomb threat

The Cebu City Hall received Friday morning a bomb threat from an unknown texter resulting in the immediate evacuation of its employees and guests and the abrupt suspension of work.

Cebu City allocates P12 million to hire more nurses

Cebu City allocates P12 million to hire more nurses

The Cebu City government turned over Monday a P12-million check to the Department of Health (DOH) – Central Visayas to hire 100 additional nurses as Covid cases increase and hospitals in the region are overwhelmed.

Laguna, Iloilo City, CDO ease to MECQ

Laguna, Iloilo City, CDO ease to MECQ

The Philippine government has decided to downgrade the quarantine classification of Laguna, Iloilo City and Cagayan de Oro City, areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until Aug. 15.