Guv. Cane Jr.: Rapid Test Now Mandatory For All Travelers To Agusan Sur

Guv. Cane Jr.: Rapid Test Now Mandatory For All Travelers To Agusan Sur


In COVID-Free Town, Learning Goes On Under The Trees, In Open Spaces

The town of Paglat, which hasn’t had a single case of COVID-19 since the pandemic, is among the few places in the Philippines where learners cope with school work through in-person tutorials.

Add To Cart: Synergeia Launches Online Store In Aid Of Parents

As part of their efforts to help boost income of parents amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Synergeia Foundation has launched an online store where parents can sell anything.

Filipino PR Executive Wins People Of The Year 2020 In Beijing

PAGEONE Group CEO Ron F. Jabal was recognized as People of the Year 2020 in the Golden Flag Awards — one of most prominent PR awards in China!

Children Still Survive In Makeshift Homes And Miss Out On Learning After Typhoon Rolly

"Our house was destroyed because we are poor," said nine-year-old Maria who was among the thousands of children left homeless when Super Typhoon Rolly made landfall in Albay.

All persons who will enter Agusan del Sur would have to undergo mandatory rapid testing starting Tuesday.

As the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the Caraga region increase and cases of local transmission are recorded in Butuan City, Agusan del Sur Governor Santiago Cane Jr. issued an advisory Monday that spells out stricter measures and protocols to contain the spread of the virus.

In a statement Tuesday, Cane said the Provincial Task Force Covid-19 has recommended that the province continue to be under the modified general community quarantine, with new guidelines and health protocols.

“All persons, no one is exempted, who wish to enter in our province from identified areas with confirmed local transmission will be subjected to free rapid test in designated testing areas,” Cane said.

If found negative, the person will be placed under quarantine in a designated area within a period of 14 days, he added.

“Persons found positive during the rapid test will be brought to the provincial quarantine area for the confirmatory swab test,” he said.

Persons found positive for Covid-19 based on a confirmatory test but considered asymptomatic will remain at the provincial quarantine area until recovery through two follow-up tests with positive results.
Those confirmed positive with mild symptoms will be quarantined at the Covid-19 provincial isolation area until recovery with two follow-up tests.

Persons with moderate symptoms will be admitted at the D.O Plaza Memorial Hospital in the town of Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur until recovery with two follow-up tests.

The governor said confirmed Covid-19 positive with severe symptoms will be admitted to the Caraga Regional Hospital (CRH) in Surigao City or at the Adela Sera Ty Memorial Hospital in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur.
“We are implementing these measures to save our province from the dreaded effects of Covid-19 local transmission,” Cane said.

On Monday, the Department of Health in Region 13 said there are 31 new Covid-19 cases in the region, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 87.

As of June 22, Agusan del Sur has five confirmed Covid-19 cases, 36 probable cases, and eight suspect cases. Bayugan City has one confirmed Covid-19 case, six probable cases, and three suspect cases. (PNA)

DOTr Sec. Tugade Urges Drivers Of PUV To Participate In Gov’t’s Service Contract Program

Sa ilalim ng Service Contracting Program ng LTFRB, maaaring makatanggap ng karagdagang kita ang mga drayber na lubos na naapektuhan ang pangkabuhayan dahil sa COVID-19 pandemic.

Simbang Gabi In Chapels In PNP Camps Limited To 30% Capacity

The celebration of Simbang Gabi for the Christmas season would be limited to 30-percent capacity in chapels inside police camps in the country.

Concerns And Recommendations On Education Amid The Pandemic

READ: First-hand experience of a student amid the pandemic.

Manila Youth Officials Build Free Bike Repair Stations

A bicycle repair station was put up by the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) of Barangay 870 in Pandacan, Manila to help bikers free of charge.

Over 6K Drivers Sign Subsidy Contracts With LTFRB

A total of 6,286 PUV drivers have joined the the LTFRB's Service Contracting Program (SCP) during its registration and orientation program last week.

Slapshock Frontman Jamir Garcia Passes Away At 42

Rest in peace, Jamir. Your contributions to the music industry in the Philippines will never be forgotten.

San Juan Assures Health Protocols In Place During Holidays

According to Mayor Francis Zamora, curfew hours are shortened from 12 midnight to 3 a.m. beginning December 1 "to give our constituents ample time to prepare for the Christmas season."

Bohol Eyes Reopening By 2nd Week Of December

Good news! Bohol is planning to welcome travelers by the second week of December 2020!

SME Owners Need Telehealth Now More Than Ever To Protect Businesses

Here’s why SME owners need telehealth now more than ever to protect their businesses.