GenSan confirms 2nd Covid-19 case

A returning 22-year-old student, who was stranded in Cebu due to the enhanced community quarantine, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the city’s second confirmed case.


City Mayor Ronnel Rivera said on Friday night that the student was among the locally …

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President Rodrigo Duterte has tapped Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) chief, Dr. Leopoldo Vega, as an undersecretary of the Department of Health (DOH), Malacañang has announced.

“Dr. Leopoldo Vega (has) been appointed by President Duterte as Health Undersecretary,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a text message sent to Palace reporters late Friday.


Roque did not mention when Duterte appointed Vega.


Malacañang also has yet to release a copy …

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31K OFWs sent home: OWWA

Some 31,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stranded in different quarantine facilities have been sent to their homes in the provinces, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) reported on Saturday.


OWWA administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said an additional 6,700 displaced Filipino workers abroad have been …

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PNP names new PRO-9 director

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has installed a new director of the Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) based in Camp Col. Romeo Abendan in Barangay Mercedes here.


Installed as the new PRO-9 director is Brig. Gen. Jesus Cambay Jr., a graduate of the Philippine Military …

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