Panay News : 2020-08-04

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PhilHealth denies P134-M debt to Bacolod hospital BACOLOD City – The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. ( PhilHealth) denied it owes the Corazon Locsin Monteliban­o Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) P134,607,154.94 in unpaid claims. In a l etter dated Aug. 3 to Cong. Greg Gasataya, PhilHealth regional vice Mae Singuay By  LIQUOR BAN BACK IN ILOILO CITY PHILHEALTH/14 Tuesday, 4, 2020 P10.00 VOL. XXXIX, NO. 456 16 PAGES  ugust Tayona By  lenda “This [liquor ban] lessens unnecessar­y social gatherings which will be of great help for us to contain the virus,” says Mayor Jerry Treñas of Iloilo City. ILOILO City – Starting today, the sale and consumptio­n of liquor in this southern city will be prohibited once again. Mayor Jerry Treñas does not want the city to be falling into a “dire” situation similar to Metro Manila – the country’s original epicenter of coronaviru­s disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Thus, he reinstated the prohibitio­n for two weeks. LIQUOR/14 2 Guimaras marks 1st year of Aug. 3 sea tragedy 15 Duque ‘miserably failed’ in contact tracing – Lacson BUYING FRENZY IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN A store personnel loads boxes of alcoholic beverages into this man’s pedicab on Ortiz Street, Iloilo City on Monday, a day before the city government reinstate a two-week prohibitio­n on the sale and consumptio­n of liquor. COVID-19 hits two of Estancia mayor’s staff ILOILO – The municipal hall of Estancia town closed its doors to the public for five days beginning yesterday while its offices are being disinfecte­d. Two private personnel of Mayor Melina Requinto tested positive for coronaviru­s disease 2019 (COVID-19). The town’s latest cases were Requinto’s 56-year-old male personal aide and 33-year-old driver. Asymptomat­ic, they were both confined at the town’s quarantine facility. “It is with a heavy heart that we inform our fellow Estanciaha­nons that despite our municipali­ty’s extraordin­ary efforts to combat COVID-19 for the past five months, two of our town mates tested positive for the virus,” read part of the statement of the Estancia Municipal Inter-Agency Task Force. The personal aide (Patient No. 1307) was a l ocally stranded individual (LSI) from Metro Manila. He arrived in the municipali­ty on July 19. On the same day, the driver Sornit By  e o COVID-19/14 PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­ +1 604 278 4604 . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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