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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 […]

Baguio remains COVID-free

A coronavirus disease (COVID-19)- positive patient visited Baguio City last March 9-11 while she was already manifesting symptoms before coming to the Summer Capital after her travel to Hiroshima, Japan. Mayor Benjamin Magalong said there were still no confirmed cases in the city contrary to reports that it has already registered two confirmed cases. He […]

More CAR Tourist Enclaves Imposed Lockdowns

BAGUIO CITY (March 11, 2020) –  More and more tourist enclaves in the highland Cordillera region suspended tourism activities in heightened efforts to parry of possibly spread of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 or CoViD-19. Hours after Bontoc, Mt. Province’s capital, temporarily shut down its doors to tourists, the town’s mayor of Barlig also issued an […]

Walang Lock Down sa Baguio sa gitna ng pagkansela ng Panagbenga

Lungsod ng Baguio – Inanunsyo ni Mayor Benjamin Magalong na hindi idedeklara ng lungsod ang isang lockdown sa kabila ng pagkansela ng Panagbenga Festival at ang pagsuspinde sa iba pang aktibidad sa kabila ng ng pagdagsa ng mga bisita dahil sa sakit na coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19).  Lahat ng paparating na mga kaganapan sa Panagbenga tulad […]

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