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Consumers lined up at Central Negros Electric Cooperative in Bacolod City, to get their priority numbers yesterday, after the “bomb threat” was declared negative.*

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2 bomb scares hit city

The bomb threat at the Central Negros Electric Cooperative in Bacolod City, at about 8:30 a.m. yesterday halted operations for more than three hours, while another bomb scare hit the Bacolod City Government Center about an hour and half later.

A call from an unidentified female, saying that a bomb at CENECO would explode at exactly 9 a.m., was received by personnel at the cash division of the office, Cheryl Tortal, head of the cooperative promotions section of CENECO, said.

The woman, who spoke in Ilonggo told the CENECO personnel that she overheard the information at her office and called to warn them, Tortal said.moremoremore

ISO certification ok’d
for CLMMRH - Drilon

The Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City is now International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certified, its chief, Dr. Julius Drilon, said yesterday.

The certification will be awarded by the AJA (Anglo Japanese American) Registrars at rites to be attended by top health officials at the CLMMRH at 9 a.m. today, Drilon said.

This makes the CLMMRH the only Department of Health retained medical center for the Visayas and Mindanao that is ISO-accredited, he said.moremoremore

OFW, two children
free of MERS-CoV


A nurse from Negros Occidental suspected of having the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV), remains quarantined in the intensive care unit of the King Fahd Medical City in Saudi Arabia.

In Bacolod City, an overseas Filipino worker and his two young children were released from the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital yesterday after having tested negative for the deadly virus.

The husband of the 44-year-old emergency room nurse at the King Fahd Medical City, said he was informed by her co-worker from Negros Occidental yesterday that she was improving.moremoremore

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