Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong said that presence of moma spit on barangays will be a reason to order lockdown. With this, Mayor Magalong ordered the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) to do aggressive drive against unregulated chewing and spitting of Moma or Betel Nut which is a violation of the Anti-Moma ordinance of […]

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    Spike in COVID-19 Case in Baguio: Expected to Continue Why Baguio City COVID-19 Cases Spike is Expected to Continue? Yesterday, April 26, 2020, City Health Officer Dr. Rowena Galpo said that the spike in the number of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the city as experienced April 25 was expected and is even seen […]

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The increase in the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in La Trinidad prompted the Mayor of the municipality to put three sitios under Extreme enhanced community quarantine (EECQ). The following Sitios were placed under EECQ: Sitio Timoy (Barangay Puguis) Sitio Luboc (Barangay Balili) Sitio Ata (Barangay Cruz) Residents of these sitios will have to […]

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In a press release published by the Senate of the Philippines today, April 24, 2020, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go reiterated his appeal for the implementation of the “Balik Probinsya” program. According to Senator “Bong” Go, the government should learn from the experiences encountered during the COVID-19 crisis.  Senator “Bong” Go’s appeal is for the […]

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The province of Ifugao is no longer COVID-19 Free. This is according to the statement made by Ifugao Governor Hon. Jerry Dalipog. The announcement was made yesterday and according to the Governor, the patients’ Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test from the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) came back positive. The First Case […]

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With the new COVID-19 cases recorded in Baguio City, the Mayor has ordered the lockdown of 5 areas in the City of Pines. The lockdown is being implemented to facilitate complete and efficient contact tracing, as well as to protect and ensure the safety of the people who may have come in contact with the […]

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5 Isolation Facilities in Benguet, Ready Today, April 24, 2020, the Public Information Office – City of Baguio has announced that the local government is ready to accommodate individuals who are recommended to undergo the 14-day quarantine period. This is since these individuals are probable or suspected of having the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19. […]

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Inter-Agency Task Force Recommendation  The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) is recommending that the opening of classes be moved to September. This is because there are still areas within the country that have been placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. “Maski po low to […]

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As the deadline for the Enhanced Community Quarantine nears the end, a press briefing with PRRD and the Inter-Agency Task Force today specified high-risk areas that will continue to implement ECQ until May 15, 2020 (Related: Enhanced Community Quarantine Extended for Benguet and other Areas) while the following low to moderate risk areas will ease […]

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President Rodrigo Duterte, in an online press briefing today with the Inter-Agency Task Force, said that the reward to any Filipino who can develop a vaccine against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be increased to Fifty Million Pesos (Php 50,000,000.00). Earlier this week, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that President Rodrigo Duterte is offering a […]

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