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Palawan, PPC now a national priority in vaccine rollout

Puerto Princesa and the rest of Palawan will be designated by the National Inter-Agency Task Force (NIATF) as a priority in its ongoing vaccination...

Sinovac vaccines for Palawan frontliners arrive

A total of 5,260 anti-COVID vaccines arrived on Friday (March 5) at the Antonio Bautista Air Base (ABAB), a military airbase located in Barangay...

Two travelers to Palawan in trouble for faking RT-PCR test results

Two individuals were apprehended in El Nido town on Tuesday upon arrival for entering the town using tampered RT-PCR test results. They are facing possible...

Brooke’s Point records another COVID-19 case

Dr. Lovelyn Sotoza, the town's municipal health officer told Palawan News the patient is a 24-year old male who is a LSI whose result was released Monday morning.

DepEd Palawan insists Bayubay not officially suspended

After vacating her office in mid-December to go on official leave, Bayubay reported for work Tuesday afternoon. She was also reported to have issued several department memoranda before her return.

Suspended DepEd chief back at Palawan division office

Bayubay was seen in her office and held a meeting with department personnel the same day the Provincial Board passed a resolution calling for her permanent replacement.

Sharp hike in COVID-19 cases during the week of November 23-28

Total active cases in the province have risen from last week’s nine cases to 23, with 11 patients in Puerto Princesa City and 12 for the municipalities.

New COVID-19 patient in Cagayancillo violated quarantine protocols

The patient, identified only as a “prominent person” and a public official, was not reported by townspeople to have violated protocols, possibly out of fear.

Six new active COVID-19 cases in PPC from November 9-14

As of Saturday (November 14) Palawan currently has 18 active cases, namely, ten in Balabac, one in El Nido, one in Culion, and six in Puerto Princesa City.

Palawan records 16 active COVID-19 cases from Nov. 2-8

Two of the14 new cases are classified as "local transmission" cases.

Mangsee Island facing lockdown due to “imported” COVID-19 cases

The town recorded its first two COVID-19 cases Tuesday. The two patients, both residents of Mangsee Island, traveled from Tawi-tawi province.

No new COVID-19 cases recorded this week

Puerto Princesa City was declared COVID-free Thursday (October 29) after one remaining patient was sent home after being declared recovered from the virus.