The suspects were identified as MarioGlenn Dimataga, 51; Jose Ruben Panggo, 50; and Fritz Hubierna, 43. On Wednesday night, officers of Police Station10 caught Rene Dequeña, 42, at a quarantine checkpoint in Zone 12 of BarangayHandumanan. In Victorias City, three men were caughtplaying the card game tong-its inCrossing Mallorca, Barangay 19. On Monday and Tuesday, nine residents ofVictorias City, who also received cash assistance from the government, werearrested for engaging in illegal drugs and illegal gambling. (With a report from PNA/PN) Bacolod City Police Office spokespersonLieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, said Dequeña is a beneficiary of the PantawidPamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps. BACOLOD City – From April 20 to 23, authorities arrested at least 13beneficiaries of the government’s financial assistance here and in NegrosOccidental for engaging in illegal drugs and illegal gambling. According to the police, two of thesuspects are 4Ps beneficiaries while the other is a recipient of the socialamelioration grant for those affected by the enhanced community quarantine dueto the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Every month, 4Ps beneficiaries receivecash assistance from the government and were also given social ameliorationgrant during the quarantine period. They told the police they were playing tong-its to overcome their boredom whileunder ECQ. The suspect, who was driving amotorcycle with a home quarantine pass from Barangay 16, yielded a .357-caliberrevolver loaded with four live ammunition, a small plastic sachet containingsuspected shabu, two pieces of improvised tooter, a wallet containing P1,999,among other items. Operatives seized from the suspects aset of playing cards, a table mat, three plastic chairs, and P3,560 bet money.
Franklin1129 Kossuth422 Franklin642 Hancock613 Kossuth251 Winnebago4412 Winnebago222 RecoveredNew Recovered since Friday morning Butler708 Floyd827 Worth253 Worth10 Mitchell368 DES MOINES — The number of COVID-19 cases in the state of Iowa is now over 35,000. The Iowa Department of Public Health said the number of cases of COVID-19 grew to 35,002 late Sunday morning. That is 503 higher than Saturday’s total and 1246 higher than late Friday morning.There have now been a total of 750 deaths in the state linked to the coronavirus.Between late Friday morning and this morning, the number of COVID-19 cases in the immediate listening area jumped up by 143, with 89 of those in Cerro Gordo County. There were 12 more in Winnebago; nine in Franklin; eight in Butler; seven each in Floyd and Wright; three each in Hancock, Mitchell and Worth; and two more in Kossuth.That brings the area total of cases since the start of the pandemic to 1198 — 399 in Wright; 317 in Cerro Gordo; 112 in Franklin; 82 in Floyd; 70 in Butler; 61 in Hancock; 46 in Mitchell; 44 in Winnebago; 42 in Kossuth; and 25 in Worth.The Iowa Department of Public Health made some adjustments on Friday to the code that was used to report recovered COVID-19 cases on their website, causing some corrections in the number of cases recovered. 48 more people locally have been listed as recovered to bring the total to 680.(The Associated Press contributed to this report) Area Total1198143 Mitchell463 Floyd582 Confirmed CasesNew Cases since Friday morning Hancock463 Wright3997 Cerro Gordo31789 Butler546 Cerro Gordo717 Wright29417 Area Total68048