Presyo ng Isda at Gulay, Tumaas; Presyo ng Sardinas, Bumaba

admin   •   August 1, 2012   •   51745


FILE PHOTO: Bunga sa pananalasa ng bagyong Gener bumaba ang tumaas ang presyo ng gulay at isda. (UNTV News)

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Apektado rin ng sama ng panahon ang presyo ng mga pangunahing bilihin partikular ang gulay at isda sa mga pamilihan. Isinisisi ng mga tindera sa bagyong Gener ang pagtaas ng presyo ng isda at gulay sa palengke.

Sa Balintawak Market sa Quezon City, tumaas ng P10 hanggang P40 kada kilo ang ilang uri ng gulay kabilang na ang carrots, sayote, patatas, repolyo, kamatis, red bell pepper, beans, pechay baguio at pipino.

Sa presyo naman ng isda, umaabot na sa P140 ang kada kilo ng galunggong, P160 ang salay-salay, P70 ang salmon, P380 ang lapu-lapu, P200 ang dalagang bukid at P100 naman ang kada kilo ng tilapia.

Ayon sa mga nagtitinda ng isda at gulay, ang pagsasara ng ilang kalsada dahil sa pagbaha at landslide ang pangunahing dahilan ng pagtaas ng presyo ng ilang bilihin.

Samantala, bumaba naman simula ngayong araw ang presyo ng sardinas batay sa itinakdang Suggested Retail Price (SRP) ng Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) na P12.80 bawat lata.

Ibinaba ang presyo ng sardinas bunsod ng pagbaba rin sa presyo ng isdang tamban na nagkakahalaga ng P20 hanggang P25 kada kilo.

Inihayag din ng DTI na mahigpit nilang binabantayan ang presyo ng mga pangunahing bilihin sa mga lugar na isinailalim sa state of calamity upang matiyak na sumusunod ang mga negosyante sa ipinatutupad na price freeze order. (Ito ang Balita ni Joshua Antonio/Ruth Navales, UNTV News)

Quezon City Hall of Justice closed after 4 personnel contract COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   July 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Quezon City Hall of Justice building and its annex will be temporarily shut down after four of its court officers and employees tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the city government announced on Friday.

The city government said Mayor Joy Belmonte ordered the closure of the buildings for seven days of until the city’s Epidemiological and Disease Surveillance Unit (QC-ESU) has completed the appropriate testing and containment measures.

In her letter to Regional Trial Court Executive Judge Cecilyn Burgos-Villavert and Metropolitan Trial Court Executive Judge Ace Alagar, Belmonte explained that her decision to temporarily shut down the Hall of Justice is to enforce measures during epidemic or outbreak to prevent spread of disease.

QC-ESU head Dr. Rolly Cruz said they will conduct exhaustive contact tracing of all those who were in close contact with the court officers and employees who were found positive and perform follow-up testing as necessary.

Suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases shall be placed on home quarantine or isolation in a quarantine facility as feasible under the circumstances, he added.

Meanwhile, the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) started the thorough surface disinfection and misting of the whole City Hall complex.

The agency said the disinfection began on Thursday and will last until Sunday.

QC to conduct contact tracing after mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   July 9, 2020

The Quezon City’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (QCESU) on Thursday said it will conduct a contact tracing on those who recently had direct contact with Mayor Joy Belmonte and two other employees who tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

QCESU head Dr. Rolly Cruz said employees who had contact with Belmonte and the two other staff will undergo swab testing, especially those working on the third and 14th floors of the city hall.

“Other people who had direct contact with the Mayor and the two other employees, including visitors, will also undergo swab testing,” Cruz said.

“Employees who will be tested need to undergo home quarantine until results are released as part of protocol,” said Cruz, adding that results will be out in three days.

Belmonte earlier said she is not manifesting symptoms of COVID-19 and that her office have already been closed for disinfection.

Other parts of the city hall will also undergo sanitation but operations will remain normal as not all employees came in direct contact with the mayor in the past few days.

Belmonte also assured she will continue to discharge her duties and functions as mayor even under quarantine through various alternative work arrangements.

DILG-Napolcom building in QC on 7-day lockdown

Marje Pelayo   •   July 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) building along EDSA opposite the MRT-3 Quezon Avenue Station has been placed under seven-day lockdown starting Monday (July 6).

The lockdown was declared after a senior official of the Department tested positive for COVID-19.

According to DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya, disinfection measures will be implemented while the building is on lockdown.

Contact tracing will also be conducted among employees to determine if there are other carriers of the disease.

DILG is now in the process of setting up work-from-home arrangements for its personnel and advises the public to transact all concerns through the Department’s online platforms posted on its website


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