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Delta May Now Be the Dominant Variant in Baguio

Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Sept. 6 said the Delta variant may now be the dominant variant driving the current Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case surge in the city.  The mayor said the city has been seeing a steady rise in cases in the past weeks now averaging more than 890 cases a week. He said latest […]

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P1.2-M Marijuana Seized; Regional Top 10 Drug Personality Held

A farmer with a standing warrant of arrest for illegal drugs was arrested after operatives seized P1.2-M worth of Dried Marijuana bricks in a police chase and armed encounter in Bulanao, Tabuk City, Kalinga on September 7, 2021.  According to reports submitted to the Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, disclosed that joint operatives of […]

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Sagada Likely to Remain Closed to Tourists

BAGUIO CITY – The town of Sagada in Mountain Province is not keen on reopening its doors to tourists which was originally set in mid-September. “Sa sitwasyon ngayon (with the current situation), I don’t see us opening this September especially with cases in other areas surging,” Mayor James Pooten said in a phone interview Wednesday […]

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PAGCOR Grants P65M for City Projects

BAGUIO CITY – State-owned Philippine Amusement Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) committed to provide some P65 million for the implementation of various priority development projects of the city government to help in sustaining the growth and development of the country’s undisputed Summer Capital. PAGCOR Chairperson Andrea Domingo made the commitment to Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong during a […]

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Over 72% Eligible Population Vaccinated In Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – The city government has inoculated with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines around 72.42 percent of its eligible population or those who are 18 years old and above. Based on the recent report of the Health Service Office (HSO) on August 23, the city has given full doses to 89,918 of the population […]

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Covid-19 Infection Among Kids In Baguio Increasing

Baguio City noted an increase in the number of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections among children aged one to 17 years old.  Mayor Benjamin Magalong said a total of 164 confirmed cases had been recorded in said age group from Aug. 1 to 20.  “We have seen increase of cases comprising of persons who belong to […]

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Apayao, NTFHunt For Covid-19 ‘Spreaders’

BAGUIO CITY – The provincial government of Apayao, together with the National Task Force (NTF)-Covid-19, continues to search for persons who are carriers of the coronavirus disease 2019. In a social media post, the provincial government said the five days aggressive community testing started August 24 covering identified high-risk barangays in the towns of Flora […]

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Death Of Immunized People Not Due To Covid Vaccines

Several gauges and measurements are being conducted by medical researchers to ensure that all adverse effect events following immunization against the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are indeed related to the vaccines.  In Baguio City, the City Health Services Office monitors death among vaccinated individuals and reports these to the regional committee of the Adverse Event […]

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Buffer In Available Isolation Beds Set

The city was able to establish a buffer in available isolation beds in the different temporary treatment and monitoring facilities (TTMFs) as part of the local government’s contingency plan in preparation for the potential surge in Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 2019 cases triggered by the emergence of the Delta variant. Currently, the city’s health care […]

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Comelec – Baguio Confident To Reach 10k Voter Sign-up

BAGUIO CITY – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it is confident that its target of 10,000 voter registration will be listed before the deadline on September 30. Lawyer John Paul Martin, City Election Officer, in an interview on Thursday said Comelec En Banc has extended the office hours of the poll body from 8 […]