The number of coronavirus disease (COVID19) cases in Itogon continues to increase.
Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan on December 2 said said the town recorded 17 new cases between November 28 and December 2.
The Benguet politiko said all 17 were close contacts of previously confirmed cases.
Palangdan said Barangays Virac, Ampucao, and Gumatdang are still on granular lockdown.
Meanwhile, he said 12 have already recovered from COVID19.