Another group of repatriated Negrense OFWs arrived in the province earlier today via Air Asia sweeper flight. All 28 of them will be swabbed for COVID-19 testing and will stay in a hotel in Bacolod City for quarantine. The repatriation of OFWs is facilitated by OWWA and national IATF in coordination with the provincial government.
PAL modified sweeper flight arrived at the Bacolod-Silay Airport 12noon today, and brought home 109 Negrense LSIs from Manila; 46 of them are Bacolod City residents. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced yesterday the suspension of LSIs’ trips to Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental, for two weeks, starting June 28, but the national IATF has approved continue reading : 109 LSIs brought home by PAL modified sweeper flight
Governor Bong Lacson led the meeting on Negros Occidental’s Road to Recovery Plan at the Capitol Social Hall, today, together with Provincial Consultant Albee Benitez, Rep. Kiko Benitez (3rd District), and Provincial Administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz II. Capitol department and office heads, and chiefs of hospitals and their respective clusters presented their recovery programs that continue reading : ROAD TO RECOVERY
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed the suspension of the trips of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) to Regions VI and VIII for two weeks starting Sunday, June 28, to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. “Yes, I approve a suspension of LSI repatriation to Regions 6 and 8 for two weeks starting today,” Lorenzana told reporters. continue reading : Defense Secretary Suspends LSIs’ Trips for Two Weeks
Air Asia Sweeper Flight organized by OWWA and National IATF in coordination with the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental brought home 24 Negrense OFWs 9:45pm, at the Bacolod-Silay Airport. They will be staying in a hotel in Bacolod City for quarantine and will be swabbed for COVID-19 testing.
2Go Malasakit Voyage STC Vessel from Manila arrived at the Bredco Port in Bacolod City at 12noon today, with 187 Negrense LSIs and two OFWs. They were endorsed to their respective LGUs for local health protocols.
A total of 234 Negrense LSIs arrived in the province yesterday via two Cebu Pacific modified sweeper flights. They are from the different towns and cities of the province. All were swabbed for COVID-19 testing upon arrival at the airport. They were then endorsed to their respective LGUs for quarantine and other health protocols.
Governor Bong Lacson joined the Governors’ Forum via Zoom App, with the members and officers of the League of Provinces of the Philippines, today, that was also attended by Senators Panfilo Lacson and Imee Marcos. Sen. Lacson, as principal sponsor and author of the Senate Bill No. 1083, gave a briefing on the said bill continue reading : LPP HOLDS GOVERNORS’ FORUM ON ANTI-TERROR ACT OF 2020 AND POST BAYANIHAN ACT
Cebu Pacific modified commercial flight brought home 114 Negrense LSIs from Manila at 4:40pm, Tuesday. All were swabbed for Covid19 testing upon airport arrival, and endorsed to their respective LGUs for local health protocols.