A diarrhea outbreak claimed the life of an elderly man while 33 individuals were hospitalized in a remote village in Jose Abad Santos town on Davao Occidental.
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Health officials of Davao conducted a four-day aggressive community testing (ACT) that swabbed 3,430 persons in Davao City, parts of Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur that are classified high-risk areas for coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.
Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio dispelled a “fake” social media post that the City Government of Davao is re-imposing a lockdown after a surge of COVID-19 cases in the city.
Her family of 12 only eats two full meals a day, and most times it is just rice doused in soy sauce or salt given to them by their neighbor.
The Department of Health in the region (DOH-11) has reported 561 new cases of COVID-19 from October 17-23, bringing the total number of cases to 4,474. The center said that 1,012 of these are active cases.
Halloween and Christmas parties, including ‘trick-or-treat’ events in public will be prohibited by the city government to prevent the spread and transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Some 100 fishermen from the coastal village of Lasang, this city, sought the help of the Sangguniang Panglunsod Tuesday to curb regular encroachment of big vessels in the coastal waters that they claimed has robbed them of their chance to catch fish in this part of the Davao Gulf.
Presidential Communications Operation Office Secretary Sonny Coloma faces Davao reporters Friday at the Waterfront Insular Davao, where he details points from President Aquino’s recent State of the Nation Address (SONA) (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)
NEDA Regional Director Maria Lourdes Lim says Davao posted 7.4% growth in 2012 which helped generate jobs for the people, making this an “inclusive growth” during a press forum on Davao Region’s Economic Performance 2012 (davaotoday.com photo by ACE R. MORANDANTE)
At the annual regional economic performance report presented by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), National Statistics Coordination Bureau (NSCB) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the government cited Davao’s “strong” 7.4% growth last year.