Authorities in Baguio City are holding in custody six tourists that were caught with fake COVID-19 results.
The said visitors are facing criminal complaints for falsification of documents after presenting doctored documents as part of the requirements upon entry in the city. The tourists were caught in an inspection at the Baguio City Convention Center Triage Facility. Two of the six were from as far away as Bukidnon and Zamboanga City, although others were from Metro Manila, Bulacan and Cavite.
Baguio City Police said that they will also be facing charges for alleged violations of Republic Act No. 11332, or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act.