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La Union had new 7 positive COVID-19 cases – DOH

SAN FERNANDO CITY, March 31 (PIA) – The Department of Health Region 1 released 7 new cases of positive Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) which makes La Union has total of 9 cases in the province. This was reported in the latest bulletin of the DOH region 1 at about 5:00 p.m. of March 31. The […]

Two More Baguio COVID19 Positive Patients Come Out

BAGUIO CITY (March 29, 2020) – Two more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients came out on Sunday, a day after a health worker admitted in public he has contracted the disease. Responding to Mayor Benjamin Magalong’s call to save lives by revealing their identities to facilitate contact tracing, spouses Enrique and Jaysay Bactad, both 67, from Las […]

Baguio Hospital For COVID19 Patients Opens April 14

BAGUIO CITY (March 30, 2020) — It’s all systems go for the revival and conversion of the Sto. Niño Hospital at P. Burgos barangay into a critical care facility for Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Operational by April 14, Mayor Benjamin Magalong and City Administrator Bonifacio Dela Peña said, preparations for the building, facilities, manpower and […]

Baguio’s Bares First COVID19 Local Transmission

BAGUIO CITY (March 28, 2020) –  Baguio City’s first COVID 19 local transmission case is a health worker at the City Health Services Office. Joel Junsay, 52, living in New Lucban barangay had executed an affidavit Saturday allowing his details to be made public “to save the lives of persons he came in contact with”, was […]

Chaos Mar “Window Hour” Rules At Baguio Market

BAGUIO CITY(March 29, 2020) –  “Window hours” at the public market imposed by the Baguio City government resulted into a chaotic situation as Baguio residents crowded themselves defeating the purpose of physical distancing over the weekend. The “window hours” did little in avoiding crowding, observed by most after the “window hours” scheme where Barangays were grouped […]

La Trinidad Placed On Extreme ECQ Amid 2 COVID 19 Positive Cases

La Trinidad, Benguet (March 27, 2020) — La Trinidad, Benguet capital town, was placed under extreme enhanced community quarantine (EECQ) starting March 30 to March 31 to facilitate contact tracing and massive disinfection after two patients were found positive of CoViD 19. La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda on Friday afternoon issued executive order number 18, […]

SM assures employee compensation; gives financial assistance for guards and janitors

Amid of the health crisis related to COVID 19, SM employees are grateful after the company assured their regular compensation as well as an extension of Emergency Financial Assistance to its front liners, security guards, janitorial staff during the period of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) period from March 16 to April 14, 2020. All employees […]

“Erring” Baguio Village On Lockdown

BAGUIO CITY (March 26, 2022) —  Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Wednesday afternoon placed Pinget barangay here on “lockdown” after barangay officials failed to correct their haphazard  implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine measures. “We found out that some residents continue to loiter around and do not adhere to the prescribed physical distancing,” the mayor said. “I thought […]

Baguio City COVID19 Medical Frontliners Offered Hotel Rooms

BAGUIO CITY (March 23, 2020) — Private-run Starwood Hotel has offered its facilities for Baguio City’s medical front liners in the battle against COVID-19. Baguio City administrator Bonifacio Dela Peña said the owner of the hotel along Kisad Road allowed the use of his hotel unoccupied rooms for free to frontliner medical staff of the state-run […]

Baguio City COVID19-free No More

BAGUIO CITY (March 23, 2020) — Public health officials here confirmed on Monday that Baguio City is Covid19-free no more. Dr. Amelita Macli-ing Pangilinan, director of the Department of Health-Cordillera said the 61-year-old female who came from Italy on March 2 began showing coughing, colds and sore throat five days later.  She went for consultation on March […]

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