Responding to Odette

Super Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai), the strongest typhoon to hit the country in 2021, affected an estimated 16 million people across the six worst-hit regions in Visayas and Mindanao. The typhoon displaced 631,000 individuals across 10 regions and left about 2.4 million people in dire need of assistance, according to the United Nations Office […]

Rama favors ‘bakuna bubble’

ACTING Mayor Michael Rama is in favor of implementing in Cebu City the “bakuna bubble,” which gives leeway to vaccinated individuals to enter commercial establishments. His statement came after the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) opined that the implementation of vaccine bubbles could lead to discrimination against unvaccinated individuals. The concept of “bakuna bubble” was […]

More people willing to get vaccinated in Cebu City

THE number of individuals who have registered for Cebu City’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program has reached more than 400,000. According to the latest data provided by Management Information and Computer Services (Mics) officer-in-charge Richter Castañares on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, 426,133 individuals are currently registered. This constitutes 61 percent of the 700,000 individuals […]

More than 37K fully vaccinated under Cebu City’s vaccine rollout

MORE than 100,000 individuals in Cebu City have received the first dose of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine. Data provided by Management Information and Computer Services (Mics) officer-in-charge Richter Castañares on Monday afternoon, July 19, 2021, show that a total of 105,272 individuals have been injected with the first dose, while 37,461 are fully […]

277K register for Cebu City’s Covid-19 vaccination program

THE number of individuals who have registered under the Cebu City Government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program has now reached more than 277,000. Data provided by the Management Information and Computer Services (MICS) officer-in-charge Richter Castañares showed that as of July 3, 2021, there are now 277,514 individuals who have registered under the program. […]