5 under investigation for nCoV in NegOcc

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February 6, 2020
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Canadian national tests negative, set to be discharged By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga According to the Bacolod City Health Office (CHO), as of yesterday, there are currently five patients under investigation in Negros Occidental for the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV). CHO Environment and Sanitation Division head, Dr. Grace Tan, who also serves as spokesperson for …

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Iloilo nCoV patients may be isolated in Lambunao

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February 6, 2020
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The Iloilo provincial government announced patients under investigation for the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) patients will be isolated at the Dr. Ricardo Y. Ladrido Memorial District Hospital in Lambunao. Hospital Management Office chief, Dr. Cynthia Cabangal-Ng, said the facility was chosen as they are currently equipped with six isolation units, which are capable of providing …

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NegOcc allocates P33.5M for nCoV prevention

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February 6, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Negros Occidental provincial government will be allocating P33.5 million towards the prevention and control of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV). Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said the funding will be sourced from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council budget. He noted, Negros Occidental Provincial Health Office head, Dr. …

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Coast Guard monitoring vessels originating from China

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February 6, 2020
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PCG: Ship from China arrives in San Carlos City today Philippine Coast Guard-Negros Occidental (PCG) chief, Lt. Commander Jansen Benjamin, said they are strictly monitoring all vessels originating from China and docking in the province as parts of precautions against the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV). The Coast Guard official noted, prior to the nCoV issue, …

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Third patient under investigation for nCoV in Bacolod

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February 5, 2020
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Familiaran: Recently returned OFWs should coordinate accordingly By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, who chairs the recently-created Bacolod City Inter-Agency Task Force Against the Novel Coronavirus, yesterday confirmed there are currently three “persons under investigation” for the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) in Bacolod City. He identified the patients in …

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Silliman University implements preventive measures against nCoV

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February 5, 2020
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Amid the ongoing threat of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV), Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental has implemented preventive measures to protect their student body. In an advisory released on their official social media page, the university prefaced their statement, affirming, they are confident in the efforts being made by the Negros Oriental provincial …

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Iloilo City to create task force on nCoV

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February 5, 2020
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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas said he plans to issue an executive order creating a task force to combat the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV). “Sa subong sa syudad waay pa kita confirmed [cases]; may ara kita PUI pero waay pa confirmation asta subong (There are currently no confirmed nCoV cases in the city, while …

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Two patients in NegOcc under investigation for nCoV

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February 4, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday confirmed there are currently two patients in the province that have been listed as “persons under investigation” for the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV). The governor made the revelation following a closed-door meeting with officials from the Provincial Health Office and the Provincial Disaster …

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Five inmates escape from Negros Oriental jail

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February 4, 2020
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Five Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) detention facility inmates in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental reportedly escaped from their jail cell yesterday. Authorities identified the escapees as 39-year-old Janly Callao, 30-year-old Julan Paculanang, 25-year-old Ronnie Flores, 24-year-old Joseph Casido, and 49-year-old Lito Pedro. Based on information provided by the Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office (NOrPPO), …

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7.4M in shabu seized in Pavia, Iloilo City

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February 4, 2020
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Police in Iloilo seized around P7.4 million worth of suspected shabu following two buy-bust operations over the past two days. Last Sunday, February 2, joint elements of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) and the Pavia Municipal Police Station conducted a bust near the GT Town Center in Pavia, located in the town’s Barangay Ungka …

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