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DOH: No more PUIs in Central Visayas

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THERE are no more patients under investigation (PUI) and of us under monitoring (PUM) in Central Visayas, DOH 7 Director Jaime Bernadas acknowledged in a press conference Monday, March 9.In Cebu City, barangay medical examiners (BHWs) would possibly maybe be expert by the City Health Jam of job (CHO) on take care of the Covid-19 anxiety starting up this week, City Health Officer Daisy Villa acknowledged Monday. They'll be expert on build on and fetch rid of non-public protective tools (PPE) such as protective suit, mask and gloves; acquire nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs; and establish and reply to food- and water-borne diseases.The BHWs would possibly maybe be on the frontline to reply to persons who manifest Covid-19 indicators, Villa acknowledged.In Mandaue Ci...

Central Visayas’ tourism receipts ‘fell’ in February amid Covid-19 dismay

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THE Division of Tourism (DOT) 7 projected P2.2 billion in foregone revenues from the Chinese language market on my own consequently of the Covid-19 outbreak in February 2020.DOT 7 Director Shahlimar Tamano said that is for the reason that Chinese language had been the second supreme tourist market in Central Visayas with 762,583 arrivals in 2019, an lengthen of 21 percent from the yr before. He said tourism-linked agencies fancy accommodations and excursions are losing revenues as tourist arrivals dwindle to alarming ranges.“It's possible you'll well well no longer preserve watch over what’s occurring out of the country. It's out of our preserve watch over,” he said.Essentially based fully on DOT 7 data, 120,199 Chinese language tourists visited the recount in February 2019...