As the COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Baguio City, with the total number of cases averaging at around 250 per day, the City Mayors office extended previous ban on non-essential travel to Baguio City and home restrictions of persons aged 17 and below.
Ban on Non-essential Travel To Baguio City
Previously, the City of Baguio imposed a ban on non-essential travel to Baguio City up to September 26, 2021. The ban has been EXTENDED until October 3, 2021. Under this ban, travelers who intend to enter Baguio for leisure or any other non-essential purposes shall NOT be allowed regardless of the community quarantine or risk level classification in their place of origin shall NOT be allowed.
APOR’s are allowed to enter Baguio City subject to health screening protocols and presentation of complete travel document requirements.
Home Restriction for Persons under 17 years old and below
Home restriction for persons 17 years old and below shall be extended until October 10, 2021. Such persons are mandated to stay at home except:
- When attending permitted recreational or leisure activities in outdoor areas.
Definition of Outdoor Areas: are spaces that allow free air movement from all directions and may be covered by a roof, supported by posts, and not surrounded by walls and shall be limited to the following: (1) parks (2) playgrounds (3) biking and hiking trails (4) outdoor tourist sites and attractions (5) outdoor non-contact sports courts and venues (6) al fresco seating areas in food and beverage establishments with dine-in services.
- Indispensable appointments or transactions that require physical presence, or medical appointments/emergencies.
Modified Liquor Ban
For the period of September 27, 2021 to October 10, 2021, the sale, distribution and serving of liquor products and other alcoholic beverages shall be PROHIBITED from 8:00PM to 12:00PM the following day. Service of alcoholic products in food and beverage establishments with dine-in services is allowed as an incident to dining only.