Majority of the patients treated at the Bacolod Respiratory Outpatient Center yesterday were from the towns and cities of Negros Occidental*
Raps filed vs. two
prov’l officials, EA
It’s a retaliatory move: Diaz
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
A Negros Occidental provincial government lawyer has filed cases against two officials and an executive assistant of the province before the Office of the Ombudsman.
Attorney IV Roxenne Sumanting of the Provincial Legal Office (PLO) in a letter to Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson Wednesday said she filed criminal and administrative cases against Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz, Provincial Legal Officer Alberto Nellas Jr., and Executive Assistant II Chery Sheil Valenzuela before the Office of the Ombudsman.
10 more test positive for Covid-19
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
The Department of Health announced yesterday that there are nine new COVID-19 positive patients in Negros Occidental and one in Bacolod City.
All 10 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) are facility quarantined, the DOH also said.The nine new cases bring to 77 the total number of COVID-19 cases in Negros Occidental, Charina Magallanes-Tan, Negros Occidental COVID-19 Incident Command Center spokesperson, said.
Credit financing eyed to stir economy
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
Rep. Francisco Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) is looking for ways to access capital to help stir the local economy affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
He met with Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz II, and representatives from the Department of Trade and Industry, Development Bank of the Philippines, and Land Bank of the Philippines Wednesday night to “discuss ways and means to help jumpstart the local economy direly affected by the pandemic.”Benitez said one potential source discussed was accessing capital through credit financing.