Walang uuwi! Ilocos Sur bans entry of returning residents

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At least 21 towns in Ilocos Sur have reimplemented the ban on the entry of returning residents until October 6 due to the increasing COVID-19 cases.

Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Luis Singson placed the cities of Vigan and Candon, and the towns of Sinait, Cabugao, San Juan, Magsingal, Santo Domingo, San Ildefonso, San Vicente, Santa Catalina, Bantay, Caoayan, Santa, Narvacan, Santa Maria, Santiago, Santa Lucia, Santa Cruz, Salcedo, Gregorio del Pilar and Suyo under a two-week enhanced community quarantine. The provincial government has also reinforced border checkpoints.

As of Sept. 24, the province had recorded a total of 12,750 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began last year, including 3,360 active infections, 9,146 recoveries, and 244 deaths.

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