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SoCot Hospital Chief sees hospital management changes due to CoVid-19

South Cotabato Chief of Hospital Dr. Conrado Brana projected changes in hospital management in the future in view of the global Corona Virus Disease (CoVid) – 19 Pandemic that started in December 2019 in Wuhan City, China. Talking to live media audience and via Facebook live during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum, Dr. …

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PDRRMO is prepared for dengue outbreak

  Despite the on-going global CoViD-19 pandemic that is the primary focus of the province of South Cotabato as of the present, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) disclosed that they are prepared in case dengue will surge in the province. PDRRMO O-I-C Rolly Doane Aquino said during the recent Kapihan sa …

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Regular disinfection in prov’l offices to continue – PDRRMO

Diisinfection of provincial offices in South Cotabato will continue on a regular basis, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) disclosed, due to the surge of  Corona Virus Disease (CoViD) – 19 that spiked at the provincial capitol when a number of employees were tested positive. Rolly Doane Aquino, O-I-C PDRRMO said that …

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Tampakan LGU presents 50 cultural icons for validation

Some fifty (50) cultural icons that are products of the local cultural mapping training conducted a few months ago by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit of South Cotabato for the municipality of Tampakan was presented recently to the ACTM Culture and Arts team. Annaliz Cabrido, ACTM Culture and Arts Program Coordinator disclosed …

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12 schools in SouthCot ready for face-to-face classes

The Department of Education (Deped) – South Cotabato Division has confirmed that  twelve (12) schools are ready for face-to-face classes if the national government particularly the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) will issue the order for its implementation anytime soon. DepEd Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) Ruth Estacio confirmed during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum …

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Routine immunizations continue despite pandemic

Routine immunizations among 0 – 12 months old will still continue despite the global Corona Virus Disease or CoViD-19 nationwide, the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) reported during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum sponsored by the PGO-Information Division. National Immunization Program Manager Genesis Navales, RN of IPHO disclosed that immunizations such as  polio, …

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Accommodation establishments register low in CoVid-19 infection

Accommodation establishments in South Cotabato registered low in the infection of the Corona Virus Disease (CoViD)-19 pandemic, the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) reported.           John Lemuel Dalisay, Statistician of IPHO revealed during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum sponsored by PGO-Information Division that Accommodation Establishments (AEs) registered CoViD-positive cases of only 4% out …

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Tourism Office now back in business after quarantine

Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit is now back in business starting today (May 10) after undergoing home quarantine for 2 weeks after its employees came into close contact with a CoVid-19 positive individual. An ACTM employee was found infected with the virus with last contact on April 23 and later confirmed by PESU …

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Tupi’s Strawberry Farm top tourist destination in SouthCot

Strawberry – Guyabano Farm or now popularly known as SG Farm in the municipality of Tupi is the top grosser in tourist arrival in South Cotabato for the first quarter of 2021, the Arts, Culture, Tourism anf Museum (ACTM) Unit reported. SG Farm located in Sitio Glandang, Barangay Kablon of said town, registered 41,164 visitors …

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SouthCot recovers from tourist drought as 400k visitors swarm in FQ 2021

The province of South Cotabato has finally recovered from drought of tourist arrivals as 434,706 domestic and foreign tourists visited the province from January 1 – March 31 this year, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported. South Cotabato suffered from a low first quarter tourist arrivals performance last year of 93,721 in …

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