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 PressReader.com +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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