EO allows voluntary wearing of face masks in outdoor settings

The voluntary wearing of face masks in outdoor settings is now allowed after the Office of the President issued Executive Order No. 3 last Monday. The directive was issued upon…

Two new coronavirus deaths from Bato were unvaccinated

The two new fatalities from the COVID-19 pandemic in Catanduanes were both from Bato town and reportedly did not get vaccinated against the virus. A reliable source told the Tribune…

The Friendship Bridge or the submarine power cable?

The news that Congressman Eulogio Rodriguez discussed with DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan a renewed push for the construction of the Friendship Bridge that would link Catanduanes to mainland Bicol created…

July tallies 108 new COVID cases

From just four cases in May 2022, the number of new coronavirus cases detected in the province of Catanduanes has jumped to 25 this June and 108 as of July…

LGUs, nat’l agencies to assist in opening of in-person classes

Local government units have been ordered to continue the strict enforcement of minimum public health standards within their areas of jurisdiction, particularly in schools where in-person classes will be conducted…

DepEd: Face-to-face classes in public schools to be held regardless of COVID-19 Alert Level

Despite the slow but steady rise in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Education will proceed with the holding of face-to-face classes as mandated regardless of the alert level. This was…

New COVID-19 cases up by 67%; booster shots urged for ages 12-17

Health authorities reported 20 new coronavirus cases over the past seven days ending Saturday, July 9, 2022, compared to just 12 during the previous week. The new spike in COVID-19…

INSIDE PAGE | Fernan A. Gianan:

New surge of COVID-19 cases feared

From Dr. Bryce McIntyre of San Andres town comes this most welcome pat on our backs: “Dear Mr. Gianan: This is just a note to say how much I appreciate…

COVID-19 cases rise to 10, highest in past four months

Coronavirus cases in the province of Catanduanes rose to 10 last week, the highest since Feb. 26, 2022 when the last surge in new cases occurred during the first month…

Over P500-k toga rental during pandemic:

COA audit team now looking into graft complaint vs. VG Abundo

The Commission on Audit has began looking into allegations of graft and other violations against Vice Governor Shirley Abundo and three other individuals over a P500,000 contract covering the rental…