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180 government employees, vendors undergo swab test
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MERLINDA A. PEDROSA October 30, 2020 A TOTAL of 180 government employees in Bacolod City, including vendors from three major public markets, underwent reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCT) test for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Thursday, October 29. Executive...
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San Carlos among 18 Covid-19 ‘high risk’ areas
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TERESA D. ELLERA October 29, 2020 THE San Carlos City Government is trying to contain the spread of coronavirus, Mayor Renato Gustilo said. Gustilo made the reaction after the city was named as among the 18 Covid-19 "high risk" areas...
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Negros Occidental Capitol to resume normal working days in November
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TERESA D. ELLERA October 29, 2020 THE Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol will go back to the normal five-day workweek in November, an official said. Lawyer Rayfrando Diaz, provincial administrator, said this as Negros Occidental is expected to remain under the...
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Pregnant women urged to follow health protocols
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MERLINDA A. PEDROSA October 29, 2020 INTER-AGENCY Task Force (IATF) Visayas chief implementer Mel Feliciano, who oversees the Bacolod Emergency Operations Center Task Force (EOC-TF), urged pregnant women to strictly follow the prescribed minimum health protocols in Bacolod City. EOC-TF...
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Negros Occidental DILG chief dies of Covid-19
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TERESA D. ELLERA October 29, 2020 THE coronavirus disease (Covid-19) caused the death of Negros Occidental Provincial Interior and Local Government director, lawyer Ferdinand Panes, an official said. Panes, 60, died on October 28 at St.Paul's Hospital in Iloilo after...
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Bacolod logs lowest single-day Covid-19 cases
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MERLINDA A. PEDROSA October 27, 2020 BACOLOD City recorded only two new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Tuesday, October 27, the lowest since July 16, an official said. City Administrator Em Ang said only one is a new case, while the...
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Bacolod seeks anew downgrade of quarantine to MGCQ
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MERLINDA A. PEDROSA October 27, 2020 MAYOR Evelio Leonardia has appealed to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to de-escalate the quarantine status in Bacolod City from general community quarantine (GCQ) to modified GCQ in November. Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran,...
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No active cases for 2 weeks needed to be ‘Covid-free barangay’
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MERLINDA A. PEDROSA October 25, 2020 “TO BE declared coronavirus disease- (Covid-19-) free, the barangay should have no active cases of Covid-19 for the past two weeks.” This was stressed by Bacolod City Vice Mayor El Cid Familirian on Sunday,...
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Daily Covid-19 cases in Bacolod drop by 70%
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MERLINDA A. PEDROSA October 25, 2020 THE daily coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Bacolod City dropped by 70 percent in October compared to the cases recorded in September, a city official said. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia on Sunday, October...
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Capitol eyes use of BacTrac system
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TERESA D. ELLERA October 23, 2020 THE Provincial Government of Negros Occidental is studying a proposal to implement the BacTrac system, which has been implemented in Bacolod City as part of the ongoing efforts to address the Covid-19 cases in...
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