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Former Oro City Councilor Calizo dies of Covid-19

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The deadly attacks of the killer coronavirus disease (covid-19) have taken their toll on former City Councilor Marycor Reyes Calizo, the lone woman leader of Barangay Patag who made it to the City Council of Cagayan de Oro in the past years.

For years, Calizo has given full service to the populace of this city. Her worthwhile achievement benefited all sectors in barangay Patag and District 1 of this city. 

City Councilor Zaldy Ocon, Calizo’s former City Council mate has posted on Facebook his sincere sympathy to the bereaved family.

“RIP Madz Mare Maricor Calizo (another victim of Covid-19) It’s terrible to hear about your loss and I express my sincere sympathy to you and your family,” Ocon said. 

In related news, as coronavirus disease (covid-19) threatens another deadly onslaught in many parts of the country, the church’s top leaders in this city ordered the temporary closure of their churches yesterday (April 27) to give way for disinfection and clean up.

This, as some leaders of the Catholic church and its parishioners, are reportedly contracted with the deadly virus. 

Earlier this month, the surge of coronavirus infections in the city has reached an all-time high of 54 cases, the biggest number in a single day. Ever since the killer virus started wreaking havoc some two years ago, based on records released by local health authorities.   

In a statement released to the media, Archbishop Jose Cabantan announced the closure of six churches in this city and in Misamis Oriental province. The closure will last for 10 days, more specifically from April 28 up to May 7.

Archbishop Cabantan said the churches include Jesus Nazareno Shrine and San Isidro Parish-Gusa in Cagayan de Oro. For Misamis Oriental, ordered closed are Lady of Candelaria parish in Tagoloan town, Immaculada Concepcion parish in Jasaan, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Bobuntugan, and Santa Cruz Parish in Laguindingan.

Joel Escol
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