Robredo’s Swab Cab rolls out in Quezon City

Credit to Author: Currie Cator| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 04:34:39 +0000

THE Office of the Vice President (OVP) on Saturday rolled out its mobile antigen testing program in Quezon City. On her Facebook account, Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo shared photos of residents lining up to get themselves tested for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “Our Swab Cab is in [three] different areas in Quezon […]

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9 arrested, P30-M illegal Covid test kits seized in Quezon City

Credit to Author: Christian Crow Maghanoy| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:27:11 +0000

THE Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) operatives have arrested nine persons allegedly involved in the illegal sale of P30 million worth of testing kits for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)  in Quezon City. Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Debold Sinas identified the suspects as Marize Santiago Hariz, 28; Joshua Raphael Bautista Ramirez, […]

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Senate, House on lockdown due to COVID infection

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 05:13:16 +0000

BY BEN ROSARIO, VANNE TERRAZOLA Hours after the Senate declared a four-day lockdown, the House of Representatives followed suit as more employees and lawmakers tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Speaker Lord Allan Velasco ordered the lockdown on Wednesday night so that all offices and conference halls at the Batasan Pambansa complex in Quezon City […]

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Workplaces tagged as ‘hotspots’ for COVID-19 transmission

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 05:16:58 +0000

BY JOSEPH PEDRAJAS Employers, employees and residents take note. Workplaces in Quezon City have been identified by the local government as “hotspots” for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) transmission. Based on the report provided by the City’s Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CESU), the local government established that workplace is the most common area for virus transmission […]

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QC posts 90% Covid recovery rate

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 07:51:59 +0000

QUEZON City has achieved a new high in recovery rate among its coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients, Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte said on Tuesday. The additional 218 recoveries increased the city’s recovery rate to 90 percent as of Oct. 17 from 81 percent recorded on Sept. 30, the mayor said. Out of the 21,543 Covid-19 cases validated by […]

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Quezon City automates business registration process

Credit to Author: Arlie O. Calalo| Date: Sat, 03 Oct 2020 05:26:18 +0000

THE Quezon City government has launched a new portal that will enable online processing of business permits and encourage more entrepreneurs to operate in the city, Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte said on Saturday. “We are optimistic that this change in the way we process and issue permits will help us gain the trust of entrepreneurs […]

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Quezon City deploys 90 teams of Covid-19 tracers

Credit to Author: Arlie O. Calalo| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 03:56:29 +0000

NINETY teams of contact tracers have been deployed by the Quezon City government to beef up its contact tracing efforts in its 142 villages (barangay), Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte said on Wednesday. At the same time, Belmonte announced that more satellite contact tracing offices specifically in Districts 3 and 6 were opened to quickly help […]

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Liquor ban reimposed in QC

Credit to Author: Arlie O. Calalo| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:04:44 +0000

THE Quezon City government has reimposed the liquor ban after local medical experts found that drinking in public places helped spread the coronavirus disease. “There were various instances where those who contracted the virus claimed they simply went out for a drink with neighbors,” Rolly Cruz, head of the City Epidemiological Surveillance Unit (CESU), said. […]

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QC launches ‘wage relief program’ for pandemic-hit businesses

Credit to Author: Kyle Peralta| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:45:37 +0000

THE Quezon City (QC) Local Government officially launched a relief project to help alleviate pandemic-hit businesses. According to QC Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte, the project titled “Kalingang QC sa Negosyo: Wage Relief Program,” has a P700-million budget for qualified micro-business enterprises. Local Economic Investment Promotions Officer Perry Dominguez said that this program would allow businesses to […]

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QC allows religious gatherings under strict conditions

Credit to Author: Arlie O. Calalo| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:46:01 +0000

QUEZON City Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte issued guidelines on the holding of religious gatherings that started today, Saturday, to prevent community transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). She ordered the city’s 142 barangay chairmen, the Quezon City Police District, as well as the Law and Order Cluster, to disseminate and ensure compliance of the […]

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