BOC-Davao donates abandoned medical equipment to SPMC

DAVAO CITY – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) here donated various abandoned medical equipment to Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) on Tuesday. The donation came at a time when SPMC has been designated as the sole facility in Davao Region where the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients can be admitted. In a statement, BOC said it …

DILG officials in close contact with Año on self-quarantine

DAVAO CITY (April 1) — Interior and Local Government officials who came in close contact with Secretary Eduardo Año have gone on self-quarantine after the later was tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on March 31. Año in a public statement on March 31 admitted he was tested positive of the virus but he vowed to …

LGU launches organic ‘mobile palengke’

KAUSWAGAN, LANAO DEL NORTE (1 Apr 2020) – Through its ongoing “Arms to Farms Program,” the local government unit here through its Municipal Agriculture Office launched the “organic mobile palengke” in response to restrictions on citizen movement under the enhanced community quarantine measures in Lanao del Norte. The primary goal of the program is to …

DSWD readies aid for vulnerable sectors affected by COVID-19 crisis

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will provide social amelioration measures amounting to P5,000 to P8,000 for two months to families belonging to vulnerable sectors, who have been affected by the community quarantine amid the COVID-19 crisis as mandated by Republic Act  (RA) 11469 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as …

DILG Secretary Año tested positive for COVID-19

DAVAO CITY — Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año has been tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), he got his result on Tuesday, March 31. In a statement Año stated “Today, March 31, I received the result from RITM informing me that I am positive for COVID-19.” “I make this announcement to call the …

COVID-19 Davao region: 5 doctors, 3 nurses, 42 others tested positive; 6 deaths

DAVAO CITY — At least five doctors, three nurses and 42 more were tested positive with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Davao region. DOH- XI recorded 11, 453 persons under monitoring (PUM) as of 6pm, March 30. Their average age ranges from 21 to 72 years old. Department of Health Director Annabelle Yumang on Tuesday’s press …

Duterte submits ‘Bayanihan’ report to Congress

MANILA – A week after the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act (RA 11469) was signed into law, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday submitted his first report on government measures being undertaken to respond to the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) health crisis. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles made this confirmation after Duterte delivered a public address …