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    DOH-6: No new COVID-19 variant detected in Western Visayas

    The Department of Health Center for Health Development Western Visayas (DOH CHD WV), through the Philippine Genome Center, said no new variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in Western Visayas. Wv-news

    Negros Occidental explores ways to jumpstart safe tourism

    The Negros Occidental Provincial Government is exploring ways to fully reopen domestic tourism while ensuring protection for industry stakeholders amid the continuing threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Wv-news

    Bioethanol plant in north Negros shut down due to pollution

    The San Carlos Bioenergy Inc. (SCBI) based in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental has suspended its operation upon the order of Mayor Renato Gustilo amid the recurring pollution issues faced by the bioethanol producer. Wv-news

    Saliva-based COVID-19 test launched in Bacolod City

    Senator Richard "Dick" Gordon recently launched the saliva-based test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmation service of the Philippine Red Cross- Bacolod City in a virtual press conference. Wv-news

    3 Boracay tourists who faked swab results test positive for COVID-19

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday, Feb. 3, confirmed that three of the six tourists who faked their coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) swab results to enter Boracay have tested positive for the virus. Wv-news

    41 BPO workers in Bacolod City contract COVID-19

    Business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Transcom suspended its operations in Bacolod City Sunday night, Jan. 31, after 41 of its call center agents tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19.) Wv-news

    Lacson, 18 others in isolation after exposure to infected exec

    Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson as well as 18 employees of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial office went on self-isolation on Tuesday, Jan.26, after they were exposed to a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case during an event here last week. Wv-news

    LSIs still not allowed in Bacolod City while under MECQ

    Locally stranded individuals (LSIs) are still not allowed to enter Bacolod City while modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) status remains in effect. Wv-news

    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

    Mt. Kanlaon watch continues as quakes drop

    Earthquakes monitored by Mt. Kanlaon’s seismic monitoring network have considerably decreased since June 22, when two magnitude 4.7 tremors rocked areas surrounding the volcano on Negros Island. Wv-news

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