Two testing facilities for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are expected to open in the next few days as it is awaits its final stages for approval, says a regional health official.
Mayor Oscar Moreno said Wednesday (May 13) that the city will continue with the implementation of its procedures to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) even under the new general community quarantine (GCQ) status.
Bukidnon Governor Jose Maria Zubiri Jr has asked the national government on Wednesday to retain the general community quarantine (GCQ) on the province instead of the low-risk area status that the inter-agency task force intends to declare.
Testing for coronavirus (Covid-19) in the city is expected to start soon using equipment provided by the city government, health officials said Monday.
A Catholic multi-level school here is set to start the academic year (AY) through non-traditional arrangements for its students. This is to keep up with the “new normal” resulting from the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
With the travel restriction still in effect in many parts of Mindanao, a bus company resumed its operations to serve mainly the medical frontliners.
Fifty barangay chairpersons allied with Mayor Oscar Moreno issued a manifesto supporting his stand not to put the city under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in preventing the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
The riding public of Region 10 or Northern Mindanao made appeals to buses that they ply their usual routes after President Duterte declared most of Mindanao provinces under the general community quarantine starting May 1 to 15.
After reporting four new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infection in the city, Mayor Oscar Moreno announced Thursday he will consider placing the city under enhanced community quarantine but will wait for guidelines from the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF).
Mayor Oscar Moreno maintained his stand that the city need not be placed under enhanced community quarantine despite appeals from barangay officials for its implementation.