The Bacolod Disaster Risk
Reduction Management Office team disinfects Purok Sabes in Barangay
seal off of 3 Bacolod areas
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
Bacolod City sealed off three “ultra risk” areas
the recent announcement of two new COVID-19 positive patients in
Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.
Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, chair of the Bacolod City Inter-Agency Task Force Against COVID-19, said the three sites sealed off are where the two virus-positive persons had been.
Residents of the sealed-off areas cannot go out of their homes, the city government will bring them their needs, he said.
A 69-year-old resident of Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City, who died at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital on April 9 was declared COVID-19 positive by the Department of Health Tuesday.
SAP, 4Ps beneficiaries
nabbed for drugs, gambling
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN
Eleven beneficiaries of the Special Amelioration Program (SAP)
of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and Pantawid
Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) were arrested by the police during a
buy-bust operation and in a drive against illegal gambling in Victorias
City, Negros Occidental, police chief Lt. Col. Eduardo Corpuz reported
The arrest of Maricar Dolendo and Jerson Miranda during a buy-bust operation in Villa Miranda, Brgy. 6-A, Victorias City, yielded two grams of suspected shabu, estimated to have a market value of P20,000, marked money of P400, and P2,000 in cash believed to be proceeds from the sale of illegal drugs, police records showed.
Before their arrest, Corpuz said that Dolendo and Miranda each received P6,000 cash grants under the SAP.
PhilHealth to release
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
The Philippine Health
Insurance Corp. will release an initial P1.6 billion to various
healthcare institutions that applied for funds under its Interim
Reimbursement Mechanism program.
IRM is PhilHealth’s financial aid to partner health institutions affected by natural and manmade calamities that have devastating effects on their abilities to continuously provide healthcare and serve the public.
The allocation is part of its P30 billion assistance package to healthcare institutions in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019.