BARMM hires 163 midwives in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Health has appointed 163 midwives under Midwife in Every Community in BARMM (MECBA) from 36 municipalities of Maguindanao on Nov. 19. OIC Health Minister Dr. Amirel Usman together with the appointee held a ceremonial signing last week. Usman who led the activity, emphasized the “importance of health workers in rendering …

Davao hospital locked down, 54 persons for Swab test

DAVAO CITY — The regional inter-agency task force here has ordered a lock on a local hospital starting 2 o’clock in the morning of November 23, after a medical frontliner tested positive for Coronavirus disease. This as 54 individuals who had close contact with the physician underwant swab test on Monday. Dr. Jojit Marbas, who …

Bio-testing laboratory in Marawi opens

MARAWI CITY —– The local government unit (LGU) of Marawi City opened on Wednesday (November 18) the 28-million peso worth bio-molecular testing laboratory located inside the old building of Amai Pakpak Medical Center (AMPC) here. The opening was two-month late because according to the chief of the hospital Dr. Shalimar Rakiin, there are several documents …

Galvez recommends GCQ for Davao City amid rising cases of Covid-19

DAVAO CITY — Covid-19 chief implementor Carlito Galvez on Tuesday has recommended the reversion of the city’s quarantine status from Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) to General Community Quarantine (GCQ). In a meeting held at Camp Sgt. Quintin Merecido, Galvez cited the rising Coronavirus cases in the city and the appeal of the medical frontliners …

GenSan extends MGCQ status until year-end

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The city government has extended until year-end the ban on non-essential travels and other movement restrictions for residents and local travelers as it continues to grapple with the increasing cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) local transmission. In an executive order (EO) released over the weekend, Mayor Ronnel Rivera sustained the implementation …

Davao QR registration for establishments resumes on Wednesday, Nov 11

DAVAO CITY —After a few days break, the City Government of Davao has announced on Monday, November 9, that the Safe Davao QR (DQR) registration for business establishments will resume on Wednesday, November 11. In a press statement released by the City Information Office, City Mayor Sara Duterte Duterte-Carpio said the registration for business will …

8.5K quarantine violators nabbed in Caraga Region

BUTUAN CITY – More than 8,500 violators of quarantine protocols in the Caraga Region have been arrested from Sept. 17 to Oct. 31 this year, the Police Regional Office-13 (PRO-13) reported Wednesday. “Of the 8,578 apprehended, 724 violated the existing curfew hours implemented in their localities, 3,807 for disobedience to a person or agent in authority, …

Tanang Ozamiz City Hall employees i-Swab test

OZAMIZ CITY–Aron maseguro nga kanunay nga luwas sa Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ang mga employedo sa Ozamiz City hall, gimando ni Mayor Sancho Fernando ‘Ando’ Oaminal nga ipailalom sa Swab kon Antigen Testing ang tanang mga empleyado niini ugmang adlawa. Tungod niini, suspendido ang tanang transaksiyon sa City Hall ugmang adlawa, Nobiyembre 3, gikan alas 8 …