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Socot treatment facilities to expand due to COVID-19 high cases

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- Provincial government of South Cotabato headed by Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr., is working on the expansion of its treatment and isolation facilities for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) to cope with the increasing number of locally transmitted infections. Governor Tamayo said on Monday that they are currently coordinating with the province’s …

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SoCot urge public to constrain movement as rising Covid-19 infections surge

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- South Cotabato’s chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., conducted a press conference and said that out of 2,145 confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded in the province as of Monday night, 86 percent or 1,855 are local cases or transmitted in local communities. The gathered data showed an …

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SoCot efforts on E-CLIP Program

The Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program or ECLIP is a government program that aims to help the rebel members of CPP-NPA-NDF and Militia ng Bayan to restore their allegiance to the Philippine Government.Through this program, they can be reintegrated back to the community, be with their families, and start over with their new, normal lives. …

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SoCot frontline health workers line up to get vaccines

Frontline health care workers in the province of South Cotabato have implied getting vaccinated with the Sinovac shot. Chief of SCPH, Dr. Conrado Braña, said they received numerous requests among identified priority health workers, he said such a number has so far increased and they expect that more will signify to be inoculated. The 5th …

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HIV lab on SoCot to be fully operational

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- The newly established confirmatory testing laboratory for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) will fully operate this 2021 said, John Arlo Codilla, infectious diseases coordinator of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO). The provincial Government of South Cotabato targets the operation of the lab within this year, as the office is currently …

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SoCot pushes hydroponics farming in Lake Sebu

South Cotabato,Koronadal City- The provincial government of South Cotabato is pushing hydroponics farming in the critical areas of Lake Sebu to help improve the quality of its waters and overall condition. Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) headed by Siegfred Flaviano, said that studies showed that hydroponics, which is a method of growing plants or crops …

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South Cotabato allots 2,000 hogs to boost supply in Manila

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. and Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar  had a meeting last few weeks ago to talk about the projects in South Cotabato and the alarming cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Philippines. In order to plug supply shortfall and to bring down prices …

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SOCOT governor presents a proposal to the DA Secretary

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. has presented to Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar the proposal for the SOCCSKSARGEN Integrated Food Terminal (SIFT) in Tupi, South Cotabato. According to Gov. Tamayo, if the Integrated Food Terminal will be approved, the location will be on Tupi for a reason that Tupi has …

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1st batch of convergence program expands in 90 barangays in 2021

Koronadal City, South Cotabato — The Provincial Government of South Cotabato identified 90 priority Convergence Areas this year (1st batch). The program is a poverty alleviation initiative that focuses on the multi-dimensionality of poverty to conduct interventions and provide service-resource sharing of public and private entities to assist underprivileged communities to be self-sustaining and self-sufficient …

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SoCot response vs new COVID-19 strain

In an executive order (EO), South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. directed starting last weekend the tighter monitoring and screening of inbound passengers and travelers coming from 20 countries where the cases of the mutant coronavirus disease (COVID-19) strain from the United Kingdom (UK) disease has so far emerged. These are the UK, Denmark, Ireland, …

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