In the latest announcement by President Rodrigo Duterte and the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), a new list of areas has been placed under ECQ, GCQ, MGCQ (with strict local government action) and MGCQ. For the Cordillera Region, the Province of Benguet was placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) for July 1-15, 2020. While Abra, Baguio […]

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Yesterday, June 15, 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Diseases (IATF-EID), still placing areas around the country under different classifications of community quarantine. Areas under Community Quarantine After the president’s address yesterday, Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque, Jr. identified the areas that will be placed under community […]

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Areas in PH to be Placed under Modified ECQ Under IATF Resolution No. 35 which was discussed by the Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque in a press briefing today, there will be areas in the Philippines that will remain under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) while others will transition to other classifications identified. What is Modified ECQ? […]

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Baguio City in Preparation for Transition from ECQ to GCQ We’re just a few more days away from the possible transition of Baguio City from extended enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to general community quarantine (GCQ). In line with this, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said that the city will undergo a “very, very gradual transition” after May […]

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Special Permit for Delivery And Errand Services [Update as of Tuesday, May 5, 2020] The Public Information – City of Baguio has published an advisory stating that beginning on tomorrow, May 7, 2020, the Permits and Licensing Division will stop processing Special Permit applications for delivery or errand services. Hence, applicants only have until today, […]

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Construction Requirements and Guidelines During ECQ The construction requirement and guidelines during the COVID-19 Enhanced Community Quarantine or ECQ has been published by the Public Information Office – City of Baguio on Monday, May 4, 2020. In the announcement, it has been emphasized that the released guidelines are only for critical projects. The Construction Requirement […]

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The Public Information Office – City of Baguio has published yesterday, April 28, 2020, an ADVISORY ON THE RENEWAL OF TRAVEL PERMITS ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF THE CITY MAYOR. This advisory is due to the extended Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Baguio City which is until the 15th of May this year.   This is […]

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All Mosques in Baguio Closed to Avoid Gatherings National Commission on Muslim Filipinos Director Abel Macarimpas assured Mayor Benjamin Magalong that all mosques in Baguio City have been padlocked to ensure that Muslim groups will not gather in observance of the Ramadan. According to the director, he received a report about one group that used […]

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President Duterte, as recommended by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), orders the extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Benguet and other high-risk areas until May 15, 2020 due to COVID-19. Enhanced Community Quarantine Extension In a press briefing by the Presidential Communications Office, Presidential Spokesperson Harry […]

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Mayor Magalong has issued Executive Order No. 77, S. 2020 to intensify the implementation of the temporary ban on selling and drinking liquor in Baguio City. Prevention of the Bad Effects of Liquor According to the EO, liquor consumption may weaken the immune system and also lower the body’s resistance to microbial infections and other […]

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