Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan on November 18 said the town recorded nine new coronavirus disease (COVID19) cases.
The Benguet politiko said the nine new cases were close contacts of previously confirmed cases.
Palangdan also said some areas in Barangays Tinongdan and Virac are still under granular lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus.
He also reminded residents to comply with health protocols.
Palangdan added that there 14 COVID19 recoveries as of November 17.