Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Baguio ban on leisure travelers extended to Sept. 26


BAGUIO’S BAN on non-essential travelers has been extended to Sept.26, the local government announced over the weekend, as cases continue to increase in the popular mountain city tourist destination.

“There is a need to continue implementing these restrictions on activities and movements to address the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in the city,” Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong said in a statement.

On Sept. 18, the city health office recorded 411 new cases, the second highest daily tally after 289 on Sept. 11, 2021.

Mr. Magalong, however, said the high count could be attributed to “dumping of results” after an accumulation due to high volume of samples lined up for testing.

The city has started requiring RT-PCR testing for all close contacts of positive patients.

“In the past seven days, our average number of cases per day is 240, and our number of barangays with positive cases has gone up to 119 or 92.25%,” the mayor said.

The city had 21,309 total COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, with 425 deaths and 17,919 recoveries. There were 2,965 active cases.

The city, currently under the lowest lockdown level, has a pending request with the national COVID-19 task force to shift to the general community quarantine with heightened restrictions.

Last week, the city’s border control teams reported a total of 456 travelers who were banned entry during the period Sept. 1 to 12 for lack of documents proving essential purpose, according to the city government. — MSJ

You May Also Like


While not one of the most frequently talked about social networks, Twitch has a lot of users and can be a viable option...


Politics56 minutes ago (Feb 29, 2020 10:54PM ET) (C) Reuters. Democratic Presidential candidate Tom Steyer speaks to supporters as he announced that he is...


Let’s Talk Liberal The decades old game show, The Price Is Right, you know the one – where men dress up as women? I’ll...


Let’s Talk Liberal If you thought “we’re all in this together” battling COVID-19, Multnomah County, Ore., is here to set you straight. We’re not...

Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively "The Company") do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

Copyright © 2021 PoliticalInvestorsDaily. All Rights Reserved.

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Latest News And Articles

Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!