MERGE The Task Force Disiplina campaign kicked off with a motorcade around Bacolod City yesterday*


New Bacolod MGCQ
has more stringent rules
Liquor ban back, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew sought
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday issued an executive order extending the Modified General Community Quarantine in Bacolod City until August 15 with more stringent measures to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19.

The continuity of the MGCQ requires that Bacolodnons adopt some necessary lifestyle changes because the deadly disease is still a scourge to Bacolod City, and the whole world, the mayor said.

Executive Order No. 50 Series of 2020 bans the selling or buying of liquor until further notice, and the drinking of such in public places and open private areas without fences and enclosures. moremoremore


2 more COVID-19 deaths in city
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO

Two more deaths were reported in Bacolod due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) bringing the total number of fatalities to seven.

The death of a COVID-19 patient, a 57-year-old former Army personnel who resided in Purok Kagaykay, Brgy. Banago, has resulted to the lockdown of the area and affected about 13 families. The patient died Sunday while his daughter, a policewoman, is now confined in the city’s quarantine facility.

A 40-year-old construction worker also died recently and was part of the 17 new reported cases in Bacolod that include 13 local cases. moremoremore

 

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PVO boosts buffalo stock
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA

The Provincial Veterinary Office is boosting the buffalo stock of the province for a larger volume of milk production.

This week, the PVO distributed 20 bucks, worth P24,999, to raisers and 25 dairy carabaos, worth 39,999, to farmers and irrigators’ associations from districts 1 to 6.

Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena said the carabao distribution aims to improve the stocks of the province, which will have the capacity to produce larger volume of milk.