6 coronavirus cases in Negros Occidental

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March 30, 2020
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Bacolod City’s first case set to be discharged By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The number of coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, patients in Negros Occidental has risen to six after Bacolod City recorded its fifth case and EB Magalona reported their first case over the weekend. Based on a bulletin issued by the Department of Health-Region …

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Cadiz District Hospital doctor under investigation for Covid-19

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March 30, 2020
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A physician assigned to the Cadiz District Hospital went on quarantine and was designated as patient under investigation for the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. Provincial health officer, Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, said they are currently gathering data and may reveal the details of their findings today. The doctor had reportedly gone on leave and was not …

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303IB accused of violating ceasefire

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March 30, 2020
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The New People’s Army (NPA) in Negros accused the Philippine Army 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IB) of violating the ceasefire implemented in order to concentrate efforts to fighting the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. NPA-Leonardo Panaligan Command spokesperson Ka JB Regalado claimed the 94th Infantry Battalion forced residents of Guihulngan City’s Barangay Luz to surrender as NPA …

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Quarantine violators face fines up to P50K, jail

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March 30, 2020
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The Negros Occidental provincial government warned the public, those who violate the enhanced community quarantine will be fined and may face jail time. Provincial legal officer, Atty. Alberto Nellas, Jr., said individuals who violate quarantine rules will be fined between P20,000 and P50,000 along with a one to six-month jail sentence. The provincial official also …

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Ceres tapped to transport frontliners

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March 30, 2020
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With the enhanced community quarantine underway in Bacolod City, the city government has tapped Ceres bus liner to transport frontliners. Bacolod City Councilor Cindy Rojas said Ceres’ parent company, Vallacar Transit Incorporated, has provided 21 buses on top of the four already utilized by frontliners at the city’s check-up points. The city official said bus …

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Bacolod City’s enhanced community quarantine begins Monday

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March 28, 2020
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Leonardia: The quarantine may be extended past April 14 By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia has signed an executive order placing the city under an enhanced community quarantine effective Monday, March 30, and will run until April 14. In a press conference yesterday, the mayor said the enhanced quarantine seeks to …

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1,844 curfew violators arrested across the Western Visayas

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March 28, 2020
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Over a third of apprehensions made in Bacolod City By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Approximately 1,844 curfew violators have been arrested over the course of six days as various local government units implement a curfew as part of the ongoing community quarantine due to the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. Based on data released by Police …

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More persons under monitoring in Negros Occidental

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March 28, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The number of persons under monitoring for the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, in Negros Occidental continues to increase. Based on the latest report from the Provincial Public Information Office, as of March 15, the number jumped from the 12,768 recorded in their previous report to 13,673. Negros Occidental Covid-19 Incident …

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Shooting at Murcia checkpoint leaves two dead, five wounded

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March 28, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Two individuals, including a barangay kagawad, were killed, while five others, including four barangay tanods, were wounded following a recent shooting incident at a checkpoint in Murcia’s Barangay Minoyan. Authorities identified the fatalities as Kagawad Rex Dalmacio; along with Junel Cardinal, a resident of the municipality’s Barangay Canlandog who is …

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NegOcc enhanced community quarantine order signed

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March 27, 2020
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Enhanced quarantine begins Monday By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday signed an executive order placing the entire province under an enhanced community quarantine in response to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. The order takes effect Monday, March 30, and runs until April 14. Under the quarantine, …

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