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Baguio opens its doors to 500 tourists a day
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MARIA ELENA CATAJAN October 30, 2020 BAGUIO tourism is now ready to open its doors to 500 tourists with eased guidelines for visitors. As of October 28, the local government has allowed all tourists from Luzon of all ages, with...
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6 Atok barangays benefit from P202-M farm-to-market road
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LAUREN ALIMONDO October 29, 2020 SIX barangays in Atok are set to benefit from the opening of the improved Jose Mencio farm-to-market road (FMR). The 11.9-kilometer road rehabilitation project is worth P202.33 million and is funded by the World Bank...
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EMB notes lack of wastewater facilities
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JONATHAN LLANES October 29, 2020 ALTHOUGH most industries and establishments in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) are compliant with the water and air quality requirements set by the government, some still lack wastewater treatment facilities. The Environment Management Bureau (EMB)...
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Benguet breaches 1,000 Covid cases
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LAUREN ALIMONDO October 29, 2020 CASES of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Benguet Province have breached the 1,000-mark, as of Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Benguet also recorded its 13th Covid-related death from Itogon, the current hotspot of the virus infection in...
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More Covid-19 tests in Benguet
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LAUREN ALIMONDO October 28, 2020 FOLLOWING the spike in Covid-19 cases in Benguet, the province is set to conduct more testing in different towns. The mass testing, spearheaded by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), will be done in...
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6.3% tested for Covid-19 in Benguet
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LAUREN ALIMONDO October 27, 2020 ONLY 6.3 percent of Benguet’s total population were tested for coronavirus disease (Covid-19), according to the Department of Health (DOH)-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). Karen Lonogan, of the Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit of DOH-CAR, during the...
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Increase in Covid-19 cases among seniors noted
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JONATHAN LLANES October 27, 2020 THE Department of Health (DOH) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) noted an increasing number of senior citizens infected with coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Dr. Thea Pamela Cajulao, Adult Infectious Disease specialist of DOH-CAR, said that...
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Benguet seeks more isolation beds
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LAUREN ALIMONDO October 27, 2020 THE number of beds in isolation facilities is not enough in Benguet following the surge in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases. Governor Melchor Diclas said the province needs more than 100 isolation beds with both the...
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Baguio still on high-risk list
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MARIA ELENA CATAJAN October 27, 2020 BAGUIO City remains on the list of high-risk Covid-19 areas, based on the updated study by the Octa team of researchers. Octa research, a group of academics from the University of the Philippines and...
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Covid-19 cases surge in Benguet
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LAUREN ALIMONDO October 26, 2020 CASES of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Benguet continue to increase, particularly in the mining towns of Tuba and Itogon. As of October 25, Benguet has already 435 active Covid-19 cases out of the 872 total...
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