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    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

    Guimaras LGU introduces ID system for easier contact tracing

    The municipality of Buenavista in Guimaras has introduced an innovation to make contact tracing faster to control the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Wv-news

    Gumarin thanks Treñas for letting stranded Guimarasnon workers stay in Iloilo City

    Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin has thanked Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas for his "untiring assistance and support" to their residents who are undergoing mandatory quarantine in the city. Wv-news

    Pumpboat passengers defy social distancing

    Pumpboat trips between Guimaras and Iloilo City were temporarily suspended after passengers violated social distancing rules. Wv-news

    Guimarasnon seafarer contracts deadly coronavirus

    A seafarer from the province of Guimaras tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of Health (DOH-6) reported on Saturday, May 2. Wv-news

    Guimaras bars tourists from Wuhan, China

    To keep Guimaras Island free from a fast-spreading coronavirus, Governor Samuel T. Gumarin issued an executive order (EO) that temporarily bans the entry of tours and guests from Wuhan, China. Wv-news

    Guimaras festival to bring Pinoy Christmas to Japan

    The Guimaras Manggahan Festival will fly to Japan to perform in the grand parade and cultural presentation for the "Philippine Festival 2019: Pasko ng Bayan" slated on Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo. Wv-news

    Guimaras to train boatmen as first responders

    The provincial government of Guimaras is eyeing to train the crew of motorized bancas plying the Iloilo-Guimaras routes to serve as first responders in case of emergency. Wv-news