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    PH's oldest person, a woman from WV, celebrates 123rd birthday

    A woman in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental celebrated her 123rd birthday on Sept. 11. WV News

    Capiz governor contracts COVID-19

    Capiz Governor Esteban Evan Contreras has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). WV News

    4-month-old baby boy is Guimaras' youngest COVID-19 patient

    A four-month-old baby boy from the town of Buenavista, Guimaras contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the youngest infected patient in the island province. WV News

    Guimaras hospital partially closed for disinfection

    The Don Catalino Gallego Nava Provincial Hospital in Guimaras has partially closed its emergency room and pediatric ward for disinfection. WV News

    COVID-19 cases in Western Visayas climb to 2,046

    The Department of Health (DOH-6) reported 115 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Western Visayas, jacking up the total infections to 2,046. WV News

    Guimarasnon among dead in Beirut twin blasts

    A resident of Barangay New Poblacion in Buenavista, Guimaras is among the four Filipinos killed after two powerful explosions rocked the main port in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon on Aug. 4. WV News

    Guimaras logs 3 more local cases of COVID-19

    The island province of Guimaras has recorded three more local cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). WV News

    Guimaras logs first local case of COVID-19

    The province of Guimaras has recorded its first indigenous or local case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). WV News

    Boracay now open to all WV tourists

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that all Western Visayas travelers below 21 and above 60 years old are now allowed to enter Boracay after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) on Thursday, July 23, lifted the age-specific ban on the island. WV News

    Bacolod-Iloilo ferry trips resume after lifting of travel ban

    Ferry trips bound for Iloilo have resumed after Mayor Evelio Leonardia ordered the reopening of the borders of Bacolod City to travelers from Iloilo City, Iloilo province and the rest of Panay starting Wednesday afternoon, July 22. WV News