Person under monitoring arrested after evading quarantine

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March 21, 2020
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  Arrest made at Mandalagan subdivision By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga One of the Negrenses who was recently evacuated from Luzon after an enhanced community quarantine was declared escaped their mandatory 14-day quarantine at the Mambukal Mountain Resort in Murcia. Due to ongoing policies imposed amid concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, any individual …

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Negros Occidental patients under investigation test negative

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March 21, 2020
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Medical specialist: The province remains ‘Covid-19 free’ Two patients under investigation in Negros Occidental recently tested negative for the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. According to Provincial Health Office medical specialist, Dr. Jessica Fama, the province remains Covid-19 free. “We still have to see the copy of the result but, so far, patients under investigation whose …

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NOPPO appeals for cooperation amid quarantine controls

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March 21, 2020
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Fast lanes implemented for transporting goods, emergency vehicles Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) director, Police Colonel Romeo Baleros, appealed for local residents to cooperate with the quarantine controls imposed by the provincial government in an effort to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. The law enforcement official said he …

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NPA insurgents accused of harassment in Guihulngan City

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March 21, 2020
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Despite a suspension of military operations in place due to the ongoing situation surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, the Philippine Army 62nd Infantry Battalion (62IB) accused New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents of harassing the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit active auxiliary detachment in Guihulngan City’s Barangay Sandayao last Thursday, after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered …

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Jeepneys in Iloilo City barred from carrying passengers

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March 21, 2020
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Mayor: Social distancing is difficult on jeepneys Following a consultation with Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Regional Director Richard Osmeña, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas announced jeepneys in the city will be barred from carrying passengers. However, he noted, jeepneys being used to transport goods will still be permitted. “Mabudlay mag-social distancing …

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84 Negrenses return from Luzon lockdown

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March 20, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Eighty four Negros Occidental residents returned home yesterday morning after they were stranded due to the lockdown imposed in Luzon in response to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. The group was transported via a Cebu Pacific flight from Clark International Airport after the provincial government initiated the …

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Bacolod City brgys appeal for cooperation on quarantine measures

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March 20, 2020
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After several city residents refused to stay home during curfew hours, which the Bacolod City government set from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m., along with individuals arriving from areas affected by the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, not yet coordinating with local barangay officials, two city barangays are appealing for local residents to cooperate with the …

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Pulupandan implements hygiene regulations

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March 20, 2020
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In an effort to prevent and control the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, the Pulupandan municipal government recently released their rules and regulations. According to an executive order issued by Mayor Miguel Antonio Peña, all transport terminals in the town are required to have a sanitizing area where drivers and conductors are mandated to observe proper …

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Crime rate drops 62% across the region

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March 20, 2020
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Decrease credited to the coronavirus   According to data released by Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6), the crime rate across the region dropped by 62.31 percent between March 16 and yesterday. PRO-6 noted, there were a total of 130 incidents reported in that time period, a decrease from the 345 reported during the same period …

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State of Calamity declared in Bacolod City

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March 20, 2020
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Bonuses sought for city employees In response to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod recently passed a resolution declaring the city under a State of Calamity. According to data released by the City Health Office (CHO) yesterday, there are currently 12 patients under investigation who are admitted at …

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