CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – Nine individuals, including police personnel and medical front-liners, were added to the list of new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in this city.
SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – Two personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Sibalom Fire Station died on the spot while three others are in critical condition after their fire truck fell into a ravine on Wednesday morning.
LEGAZPI CITY – The initial damage assessment on roads and public buildings in Masbate caused by the earthquake on Tuesday has reached PHP23.9 million, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) regional office in Bicol said.
More than 4,000 board feet of premium hardwood lumber worth some PHP250,000 were seized Thursday by the joint anti-illegal logging operatives of the regional and provincial offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Pampanga and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Angeles City.
BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Eighteen new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), including three children and four teenagers, were reported in this province, raising the total number of infections to 541.
Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi has appealed to persons who had close contact with two health front-liners of the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center here, who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), to report to health authorities.
The Army’s 23rd Infantry Battalion seized several containers of ammonium nitrate, a bomb-making material, believed to be owned by the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in a remote area in the Agusan del Sur town of speranza.
A suspected drug peddler, who is included in the local police’s watch list, was killed in a shootout with anti-narcotics operatives in Barangay Bantug, Science City of Muñoz in the province on Wednesday night.