Amai Pakpak Medical Center on Code Red status

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–The surge of coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 cases here has forced the Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) to raise its operating status to Code Red Monday, August 9. In a public advisory issued by the APMC COVID-19 Task Force on August 12, the APMC management announced that its  COVID-19… Read More Amai Pakpak Medical Center on Code Red status

Iligan’s GTLMH allots 30% bed capacity for COVID-19 cases

By Claire Gigje ILIGAN CITY–With the spike of coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 cases for the past few days in the city, the Gregorio T. Lluch Memorial Hospital (GTLMH) here augmented its bed capacity for COVID-19 patients.  GTLMH Chief of Hospital Dr. Richillo Daguman issued a public advisory disclosing that the hospital has allotted 30% of its… Read More Iligan’s GTLMH allots 30% bed capacity for COVID-19 cases

Iligan rolls out COVID-19 jab for A4 priority group

By Claire Gigje ILIGAN CITY–The local government here through its City Health Office (CHO) is set to begin the inoculation for the A4 priority group. CHO – Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Health Cluster Manager Dr. Belinda Lim bared that starting Tuesday, August 17, vaccination sites in the city will accept residents belonging to the A4… Read More Iligan rolls out COVID-19 jab for A4 priority group

Iligan hospitals face exigency due to COVID-19

By Claire Gigje ILIGAN CITY–A couple of hospitals here are already encountering exigency caused by the surge of coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 in the city. The Adventist Medical Center-Iligan, the first-ever hospital in the city to have received a COVID-19 patient during the onset of the pandemic, has declared full capacity Sunday, August 15. In an… Read More Iligan hospitals face exigency due to COVID-19

Crime volume in Iligan up by 43% in 2Q of 2021

By Apipa Bagumbaran ILIGAN CITY–The Iligan City Police Office (ICPO) reported that crime volume in the city has increased by 43.25 percent (%) during the second quarter of 2021 despite the drop in both index and non-index crimes. PCol. Wilbur Salaguste, acting ICPO director, said the crime volume went up by 218 from 504 in… Read More Crime volume in Iligan up by 43% in 2Q of 2021

Iligan City records 16K health protocol violators

By Apipa Bagumbaran ILIGAN CITY–The Iligan City Police Office (ICPO) recorded a total of 16,179 quarantine violators from January to June this year. PCol. Wilbur Salaguste, acting ICPO director, said 2,500 were apprehended for violating curfew hours while 2,887 were caught not wearing facemasks, 5,702  for not wearing face shields, and 529 for not following… Read More Iligan City records 16K health protocol violators