As a measure to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Northern Mindanao’s capital city, Mayor Oscar Moreno said Thursday (March 19) he will ask the political leaders of Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon to coordinate with them in the implementation of the quarantine.
Bukidnon mayors who met and dined with Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri have subjected themselves to self-imposed quarantine after the lawmaker has announced he tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) early this week.
Operations at the Laguindingan Airport in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental grounded to a halt as the town’s local chief executive called on the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) to temporarily suspend all incoming and outgoing flights at the said facility starting Saturday (March 21).
Passengers and motorists bound to Bukidnon from Cagayan de Oro found themselves stuck for hours as provincial police set up their Covid-19 monitoring checkpoint early than it was advised.
Mayor Oscar Moreno has ordered the closure of all malls, except those providing basic needs such as food and medicines, in the city starting Tuesday (March 17) amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
An airplane passenger was put under quarantine after registering a higher-than-normal temperature upon arrival at the Laguindingan Airport in the afternoon of Tuesday (March 10), the Department of Health-10 (DOH-10) has confirmed Thursday.
A cut in the budget of the Department of Health (DOH) intended for the purchase of a new type of contraceptive could mean lesser access for women to reproductive health services in Northern Mindanao, a government official said.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) on Thursday welcomed the government’s move of banning tricycles and other three-wheel vehicles used for public transport from plying the national roads.
Authorities arrested 40 individuals believed to be members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in a village in Talakag, Bukidnon Monday afternoon, police said.
An employee of the Iligan City government has filed a complaint against Mayor Celso Regencia before the office of the Ombudsman based here Monday, Feb. 24.