Quarantine passes are required in Cebu City
After suspending the use of quarantine passes during the holidays, Mayor Edgardo Labella resumed the system and mandated residents to carry passes when they go out. The Cebu City mayor also reminded Cebuanos to follow the 11:00 PM to 4:00 AM curfew in the city. Furthermore, Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementer of Cebu’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), reminded the public not to lower their guard as COVID-19 transmission is unavoidable .
55 villages in Cebu City are COVID-19 free
Cebu City welcomes the year with zero coronavirus cases in 55 villages based on the information from EOC. Since the city has 80 barangays, this means that there are still 25 barangays that have active cases. Data also shows that the city has an 8.89 percent positivity rate out of the 121,140 persons tested and a 92.95 percent recovery rate .