A senior citizen and two other drug suspects were apprehended Thursday by the police in separate buy-bust operations in the cities of Victorias and Silay, Negros Occidental, which yielded about 60,000 worth of suspected shabu.
Bacolod Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran met with the fish vendors of the Burgos Public Market yesterday to clarify issues on the surveillance testing they are being required to undergo by the city government.
The requested de-escalation status of Bacolod City from General Community Quarantine to Modified General Community Quarantine effective Dec. 1 got the support and endorsement of the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Bacolod City COVID-19 frontliner Jesryl Bancaya, who died Sunday, was not denied hospital care and admission at the Cadiz District Hospital, Dr. Ma. Girlie Pinongan, CDH chief, said yesterday.
There are now 187 COVID-19 deaths in Negros Occidental and Bacolod City.