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Cordillera Now Classified Under High Risk Epidemic Level

As of January 20, 2021, Cordillera is classified under High-Risk Epidemic Level due to the surge of COVID-19 cases in the different parts of the region.

This was revealed today (Thursday), January 21, 2021, by the Philippine Information Agency of the Cordillera Region (PIA Cordillera) and the Public Information Office of the City of Baguio (PIO Baguio) through a separate Facebook post.

According to PIA and PIO, based on the report of the Department of Health of Cordillera (DOH Cordillera), the region has recorded:

  • A 2-Week Growth Rate (2WGR) of 199 percent and
  • Average Daily Attack Rate (per 100,000 population) of 8.32

The DOH Cordillera also reported the following details:

Critical Risk Epidemic Level

  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province

High Risk Epidemic Level

  • Apayao
  • Benguet
  • Ifugao

Moderate Risk Epidemic Level

  • Abra

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Source: Philippine Information Agency- Cordillera, Public Information Office – City of Baguio

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