EXPLAINER: ‘Covid-free’ barangays in Cebu City: term may mislead, induce complacency. A …

EXPLAINER: ‘Covid-free’ barangays in Cebu City: term may mislead, induce complacency. A community is Covid-free only if its people are immune to the virus.

AS THE deadline neared on the reward of P100,000 for each barangay in Cebu City that has a record of zero Covid-19 cases from November 1 until December 31, public interest has revved up. Which barangays made it? As of December 30, the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) recorded three drop-outs from the earlier list of 55.