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Iglesia ni Cristo gives 3,000 food packs to Bacolod

The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), represented by Bacolod City District Minister Bro. Ariel Barzaga, turned over 3, 000 food packs to Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia and Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran at rites at the Bacolod City Government Center grounds yesterday.

DPWH to turn over new isolation facility to Bacolod

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will turn over the newly-constructed 32-room Quarantine and Isolation Facility at Alijis village to the Bacolod City government Friday 30 October 2020.

New EOC policy: BaCTrac registration needed for medical certificate, travel pass

Persons who need to secure medical certificates in order to be issued a “Travel Authority” document will be required to register in the Bacolod Contact Tracing (BaCTrac) System starting October 26, in accordance with a new order from the Bacolod City Emergency Operations Center Task Force (EOC- TF).

Patients with COVID-19 symptoms urged to seek consultation at BRO Center – not CHO

Persons showing COVID-19 symptoms are encouraged to seek consultation at the Bacolod Respiratory Outpatient (BRO) Center, instead of going to the City Health Office (CHO), which will no longer accommodate such patients starting October 26.

11 LGUs make benchmark visits at Bacolod EOC

Eleven local government units (LGUs) – not only in Negros Occidental but also from some parts of Western Visayas – have sent their officials and personnel to visit the daily huddle of the Bacolod City Emergency Operations Center Task Force (EOC-TF) for benchmarking, a press release from the Bacolod City PIO.

‘Entry of false data in COVID forms against the law’

Entry of untruthful data in the Case Investigation Form (CIF), which is required for swab tests, is prohibited under the law.

19 Bacolod barangays COVID-free for 2 weeks

A total of 19 barangays have been “COVID-free” for the past 14 days, the Bacolod City Emergency Operations Center -Task Force (EOC-TF) reported Monday [Oct. 19].

Lupit Bridge widening completed

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- Another major bridge has been improved. This time, it is the Lupit Bridge near the San Antonio Abad Church.

Sunday lockdown on three major public markets lifted

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia has ordered the lifting of the “Sunday lockdown” of the three major public markets in Bacolod City - Central Market, Burgos Market, and Libertad Market—starting 18 October 2020.

Replaced bridge at Lacson Extension almost finished

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacololod Mayor Evelio Leonardia led the final inspection on the rehabilitation of the bridge at Lacson Extension recently, a press release from City Hall says.

OPAV turns over bags of convalescent plasma to Bacolod

The convalescent plasma were brought from Sub-National Blood Center for Visayas through DOH-7, OPAV and the assistance of IATF-Visayas.

BaCTrac updates system; receives complaints of slow response time

The volume of requests for registration in Bacolod City’s contact tracing app has caused the system to slow down, thus requiring an update.

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Five-hour power outage in Murcia, DSB tomorrow

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Church to City Hall: shorten curfew hours for Simbang Gabi

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