5 returning LSIs in GenSan positive of Covid-19

Dr. Ryan Aplicador, deputy chief of General Santos City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases. (PNA GenSan file photo) GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Five returning locally-stranded individuals (LSI) with travel history from Cebu and Metro Manila tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the city's total confirmed cases to 14 … Continue reading 5 returning LSIs in GenSan positive of Covid-19

Coronavirus fatalities mount in Brazil, Mexico

BUENOS AIRES: Hundreds more coronavirus disease (Covid-19) fatalities were reported in Brazil and Mexico on Wednesday. The death toll in Brazil increased by 1,367 to reach 81,487, according to the Health Ministry. The number of infections is now nearly 2.16 million – 2,159,654 – as over 41,000 more people tested positive over the past day. … Continue reading Coronavirus fatalities mount in Brazil, Mexico

Cotabato dads want city reverted to ECQ

The Cotabato City Hall. (PNA-Cotabato file photo) COTABATO CITY: The City Council here passed a resolution Tuesday requesting the national Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on coronavirus disease (Covid-19) to revert the status of the city to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) mode due to the sudden rise of Covid-19 cases. The city is currently under the modified … Continue reading Cotabato dads want city reverted to ECQ

Over 32K Zambo kids get anti-polio vaccine

The Zamboanga City Health Office. (PNA file photo) ZAMBOANGA CITY: The City Health Office here has vaccinated 32,685 children aged zero to 10 on Monday, the first day of the Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio. Corazon Pagotaisidro, City Health Office Immunization Program coordinator, said Tuesday the 32,685 represents 16 percent of 205,780 children targeted to be immunized … Continue reading Over 32K Zambo kids get anti-polio vaccine

Zambo City logs 4 new Covid-19 recoveries

Zamboanga Peninsula. (Google) ZAMBOANGA CITY: The City Health Office (CHO) here said the number of recoveries for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) here continues to increase daily. Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, CHO chief, said in a virtual press conference late Monday that the recovered cases for Covid-19 have increased to 193 following four more new recovered patients. … Continue reading Zambo City logs 4 new Covid-19 recoveries

2 nabbed in Zambo anti-drug ops

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A suspected big time drug personality and another suspect were arrested in separate law enforcement operations in the region, a police official said Tuesday. Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, identified the suspects as Mark Michael Laurque, 35; and Ricky Catamad, 36. Laurque was arrested in a buy-bust around 9:30 … Continue reading 2 nabbed in Zambo anti-drug ops

BARMM health minister sees more Covid-19 recoveries

The Ministry of Health – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao coronavirus disease 2019 situation update as of July 20, 2020. COTABATO CITY: The Ministry of Health of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-BARMM) said a total of 120 persons have so far recovered from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) since March 18 as a … Continue reading BARMM health minister sees more Covid-19 recoveries

Army donates 50 mobile phones to Cotabato City public school

AID TO STUDENTS. Lt. Col. Rogelio Gabi, the Army’s 40th Infantry Battalion commander, signs the deed of donation for 50 mobile phones to students of the Cotabato City National High School-Annex in Cotabato City on Monday (July 20, 2020) as CCNHS -Annex school headteacher Janette Gaudiano looks on. The phones will be used by students … Continue reading Army donates 50 mobile phones to Cotabato City public school

NoCot contact tracing intensified as 6 new Covid-19 cases logged

CONTACT TRACING. North Cotabato board member Dr. Philbert Malaluan, also provincial Inter-Agency task Force on coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spokesperson, notes the need to heighten contact tracing after six of the province’s constituents tested positive for Covid-19 in the latest Department of Health -12 virus situation report in Monday (July 20, 2020). The Incident Command Post meeting … Continue reading NoCot contact tracing intensified as 6 new Covid-19 cases logged

Marawi siege survivor Fr. Chito Suganob dies of cardiac arrest

Catholic priest Fr. Teresito “Chito” Suganob. (Screengrab from PTV) COTABATO CITY: Three years after miraculously surviving the Marawi siege, Catholic priest Teresito “Chito” Suganob died of cardiac arrest, Bishop Edwin dela Peña of the Marawi Prelature announced Wednesday. He was 59. “It is with great sadness that we make this announcement on behalf of the prelature … Continue reading Marawi siege survivor Fr. Chito Suganob dies of cardiac arrest