Beneficaries of the AquaPonics solar - powered system in a photo opt with Mayor Benjamin Magalong (backrow second from right) and BFAR - CAR officials headed by Regional Director Lilibeth Signey ( frontrow left). (CCD/PIA CAR)

Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda and personnel at the TTMF led by Dr. Nora Ruiz leads simple send-off ceremony for six recovered patients discharged from the Provincial Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility in Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet.(photos from Benguet Governor’s Office)

Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong commends the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources for its Urban Aquaponics project with vegetable and fish production as he assures the city government's support to this project that helps ensure food sufficency and availability. (CCD/PIA CAR)

DA-CAR OIC Regional Director Cameron Odsey with ACT-CIS Representative anf Benguet Legislative Caretaker Eric Go Yap and Governor Melchor Diclas turn over assiatnce to farmer beneficiaries in the province of Benguet , and to DSWD-CAR for the implementation of the Gulayan sa Barangay for Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries and rge Department of Education Benguet for the Gulayan sa Paaralan programon at the Benguet Capitol on August 27, 2020. (RMC-PIA-CAR)

Vizcaya COVID-19 confirmed cases now at 136

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Sept. 4 (PIA) - Health officials here confirmed another surge of COVID-19 cases in the province with 30 additional cases yesterday (Sept. 3) mostly from Solano town, bringing the total confirmed cases to 136.

 

Dr. Edwin Galapon said total active cases are at 97 with 33 total recovered cases and 5 deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic started in the country in March this year.

"We can prevent this local transmission if we cease to go out from our homes for a period of time so let us follow and comply strictly with our health protocols. Again, we are appealing for the cooperation and support of every Novo Vizcayano," he said.

First is CV 851, a 45-year-old female from Purok 5, San Pedro, Bagabag with travel history from Metro Manila and arrived in the province on August 30 via private vehicle.

Contact tracing information showed that she attended gym sessions at a certain fitness gym in Solano before traveling to Metro Manila.

This is the same gym that the other confirmed cases also attended. She was swabbed on September 1 and remains asymptomatic as of posting.

CV 852 is a 21-year-old female from Purok Ilang-ilang, Quirino, Solano with exposure to her father, CV 670. She experienced COVID-19 symptoms (fever) on August 26 and was swabbed on September 1. Her result came out positive for the virus.

CV 853 is a 15-year-old male from Purok Ilang-ilang, Quirino, Solano with exposure to his father, CV 670. He experienced covid-19 symptoms (colds) on August 28 and was swabbed on September 1. His result came out positive for the virus.

CV 854 is a 50-year-old male from Purok 2, Lactawan, Solano with no travel history and his history of exposure is yet to be determined. He experienced COVID -19 symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty of breathing and pneumonia) on August 26. From the information forwarded, the patient works as a tricycle driver in Solano. He is currently intubated and was admitted at R2TMC on September 1.

CV 857 is a 28-year-old female from Sampaguita, Darubba, Quezon. Her history of exposure indicates that she attended a birthday party with CV 785 and CV 790. She was swabbed on September 1 and remains asymptomatic as of posting. She is currently at a quarantine facility.

CV 858 is a 58-year-old female from National Highway, Busilac, Bayombong and a co-worker of CV 806. She experienced COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, colds, body pain) on August 28. She was swabbed on September 1 and her result came out positive for the virus.

CV 862 is a 44-year-old Male from Quirino, Solano with no travel history and his history of exposure is yet to be determined. From the information forwarded, he is a security guard assigned at the Solano Public Market. He was swabbed on September 1 and his result came out positive for the virus.

CV 864 is a 46-year-old female from Quirino, Solano and wife of CV 693. She was swabbed on September 1 and her result came out positive for the virus. She remains asymptomatic as of posting.

CV 868 is a 23-year-old male from Quirino, Solano with no travel history and his history of exposure is yet to be determined. From the information forwarded, the patient sought consultation at R2TMC on August 28 due to a cough that started on August 25.

He was swabbed on September 1 and his result came out positive for the virus. He is currently at the LGU Quarantine Facility in Solano.

CV 869 is a 40-year-old female from Roxas, Solano with exposure to CV 646 and CV 809 at a certain fitness gym in Solano. She was swabbed on September 1 and remains asymptomatic as of posting.

CV 870 is a 28-year-old female from Roxas, Solano with exposure to a certain fitness gym in Solano. This is the same gym that the other confirmed cases also attended. She experienced covid-19 symptoms (cough and cold) on August 22 and was swabbed on September 1. Her result came out positive for the virus.

CV 871 is a 23-year-old female from San Luis, Solano who lived in the same house with CV 794 and CV 840. She experienced COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough and headache) on September 1 and was swabbed on the same day. Her result came out positive for the virus.

CV 873 is a 51-year-old Male from Purok 1, Pogonsino, Bagabag with a travel history from the Municipality of Quezon to attend to a death anniversary and Municipality of Solano to pick up a car. He experienced COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, loss of appetite and body weakness) on August 23 and was swabbed on September 1. His result came out positive for the virus.

CV 874 is a 43-year-old male from Purok 1, Aurora, Quezon with no travel history and her history of exposure is yet to be determined. He experienced covid-19 symptoms (loss of sense of smell) on August 28. He was swabbed on September 1 and currently at the LGU Isolation Unit at Aurora, Quezon.

CV 875 is a 47-year-old male from Gaddang St., Poblacion South, Solano with exposure to his father, CV 816. He experienced covid-19 symptoms (cough and colds) on August 31 and was swabbed on September 2. His result came out positive for the virus.

CV 876 is a 24-year-old female from Purok 2, Quezon, Solano with exposure to her father, CV 792. She experienced covid-19 symptoms (cough) on August 31 and was swabbed on September 2. Her result came out positive for the virus.

CV 881 is a 69-year-old male from Uddiawan, Solano. His history of exposure is yet to be determined. From the information forwarded, he traveled to Bayombong on August 26 to buy some tiles. He experienced covid-19 symptoms (fever and cough) on the same day. He was swabbed on September 2 and the result came out positive for the virus.

CV 882 is a 21-year-old female from Uddiawan, Solano and the daughter of CV 881. She also experienced COVID-19 symptoms (cough, cold, sore throat and loss of sense of smell) on August 26. She was swabbed on September 2 and the result came out positive for the virus.

CV 883 is a 64-year-old female from Uddiawan, Solano and the wife of CV 881. She also experienced COVID-19 symptoms (cough, cold and body malaise) on August 26. She was swabbed on September 2 and the result came out positive for the virus.

CV 885 is a 47-year-old female from Purok 5, Commonal, Solano and wife of CV 782. She was swabbed on September 2 and the result came out positive for the virus. She remains asymptomatic as of posting.

CV 886 is a12-year-old female from Purok 5, Commonal, Solano and daughter of CV 782 and CV 885. She was swabbed on September 2 and the result came out positive for the virus. She remains asymptomatic as of posting.

CV 887 is a 39-year-old female from Mangkati, Villasflores, Sta.Fe with history of travel. On August 18, the patient went for pre-natal checkup at Sta. Fe RHU. From August 19-29 she stayed at home in Sta. Fe. On August 30, the patient was transported by an MMDRMO Ambulance to Poblacion, La Trinidad, Benguet

On August 31, CV 887 went to Benguet General Hospital for consultation. Specimen collection for RT-PCR Test was done and the result came out positive for COVID-19. She is currently under home quarantine at Poblacion, La Trinidad, Benguet.

Health officials said that from the List of Confirmed Cases and their present status as of September 2 obtained from the Provincial Health Office, CV 326 is not yet marked "Recovered" instead marked "HQ" or discharged but still on Home Quarantine.

Thus the total number of active cases, recoveries and death would still tally with the total number of confirmed cases, they said. (MDCT/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)

By Benjamin Moses M. Ebreo

 

Baguio

  • 2 Cabinet officials laud Baguio’s effort in opening up economy

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 18 (PIA) - - Secretary Vince Dizon, National Action Plan Against COVID – 19 Deputy Chief Implementer and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque  laud  the Baguio  City government’s effort and the people’s cooperation in slowly opening up  the  city’s economy.

  • Suicide is preventable with everyone’s help,health expert says

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 14 (PIA) - - Suicide is preventable and each and everyone can do something to help, Dr. Gwendolyn Cayad of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Psychiatry Department stressed in a kapihan media forum   promoting  World Suicide Prevention Day on  September 10.

  • CRDRRMC drafts Regional Disaster Response Plan for Pandemic

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 13 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC)  is   set  to convene  a technical working group that will work on the drafting of the Regional Disaster Response Plan (RDRP) on Pandemics and Emerging/Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.

  • NMIS issues safety guidelines on meat online selling & delivery

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 8(PIA) - - With online selling and home deliveries now  a trend for those looking for livelihood or income opportunities this COVID – 19 pandemic, the National Meat Inspection Service(NMIS) reminds  Cordillera consumers and sellers and traders on the importance of ensuring the safety of meat products and of proper transporting and handling.

  • TESDA turns over bicycle rack to Baguio City LGU

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 3 - -The local government’s initiative of promoting the bicycle as an alternative mode of transportation gets support from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Regional Training Center which recently turned over bicycle racks to the city.

Benguet

  • Benguet Guv wants coordination among LGUs, DOT on Baguio's tourism opening

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet , Sept 13(PIA) -- Governor Melchor Diclas appealed to the local government of Baguio and the Department of Tourism to coordinate with the local government units of Benguet particularly those in the BLISTT areas with the planned opening of Baguio City for tourists.  

  • Qualified PUV drivers to receive SAP subsidy

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 12 (PIA) - - Qualified public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers  are set to  receive  cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program(SAP) of the government on a scheduled basis from September 15-18, 2020.

  • Benguet IATF lifts veggie scheduled delivery by clustered towns

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 4(PIA) - - The scheduled delivery of vegetables by clustered municipalities to the government-run trading centers in this capital town and in Nueva Vizcaya has now been lifted on the clamor of farmers and stakeholders.

  • More COVID-19 facilities needed in Benguet

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 28(PIA) -- The provincial government is looking for other facilities to accommodate COVID-19 patients as cases continue to rise in the province.

  • Benguet farmers, govt agencies receive assistance from DA-CAR

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture - Cordillera turned over seeds, equipment and other agricultural inputs to farmer beneficiaries in seven Benguet towns as part of the continuing  support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mt. Province

  • Project ‘ESEK’ to benefit 45 farmers in Besao barangay

    BESAO, Mountain Province, Aug. 26(PIA)-- Forty-five farmers in barangay Tamboan in this municipality  are the initial  beneficiaries of  Project "ESEK" which was launched last month by  the Technical Education  and Skills Development Authority(TESDA)  in partnership with the Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Employment Cluster  of the Provincial Task Force  on Ending Local Armed Conflict.

  • DOLE TUPAD benefits 857 informal sector workers in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain  Province, Aug. 20 (PIA) - - The Office of Congressman Maximo Dalog Jr., in partnership with the Department of Labor and Labor Employment (DOLE - CAR), provides work assistance to COVID – affected informal sector in the province through the TUPAD BKBK or the “Tulong Pangkabuhayan Para sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantage workers, Barangay Ko Bahay Ko” Program.

  • PDRRMC calls for consistency in observance of minimum health protocols

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 9(PIA) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Council  enjoins the public to be consistent in their observance of the minimum health protocols as the province recorded two new COVID-19 cases today.

  • DOST-CAR assists community-based muscovado processing in Besao

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, June12 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Administrative Region  (DOST - CAR) through its Local Grants in Aid project continues  to provide appropriate science and technology intervention to micro, small and medium enterprises to increase productivity, improve the quality of their products, and strengthen product market competitiveness.

  • Police, APF, priest engage Mt. Province youth in songfest while under CQ

    SAGADA, Mountain Province, June 11(PIA)-- The  joint project  of the uniformed personnel and  a Catholic priest here to engage  the youth  creatively making  use of their time and improving  their  musical talent  while on community quarantine is a big success that a second round is set in motion.

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