Magalong said this would affect the number of tourists who plan to visit the City of Pines, especially during the Lenten season.
"That comprises about 70% of our visitors. So we're expecting a downtrend of our visitors especially this Holy Week and that's one way of controlling mobility. We need to control mobility," he added.
Over the weekend, the Philippine government announced new travel restrictions going to and from the bubble of Metro Manila, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal, and Bulacan.
Non-essential travel will no longer be allowed beginning March 22 until April 4 to help in preventing the further transmission of the virus.
In Baguio City, Magalong bared that they just had their active community testing for four days and that resulted in 30 positive cases out of 2,641 individuals.
To prevent COVID-19 transmission in the city, Magalong said offices should implement a 50% working capacity.—AOL, GMA News
This article Baguio to temporarily stop entry of tourists from 'NCR Plus' —Magalong was originally published in GMA News Online.
ANNA FELICIA BAJO, GMA News