A resident of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) writes an open letter to the people living in other parts of Luzon who are affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).
Netizen Yloiv Satnalac posted several photos taken in Baguio City amid the ECQ to show to the other social media users how the Igorots are strictly following the orders from the government without complaining.
According to Satnalac’s post, Igorots living in CAR doesn’t have politicians who could provide enough relief goods for them or generous celebrity that may help them amid the ECQ.
Here’s what she wrote:
“Kaming mga Taga BAGUIO,BENGUET& MOUNTAIN PROVINCE..Walang Yorme Isko at Vico Sotto na kayang ma provide ang 1 sakong bigas na relief goods at ipa disinfect ang buong city. Wala kaming Angel Locsin na makakapag provide ng kits para sa aming mga frontliners. Walang GMA at ABS CBN Foundation na magbibigay ng extrang tulong.. Walang Milyonaryong mag DeDAre para mag ikot at tulungan ang buong neighborhood. We only have our Prayers na sana panatilihin kaming safe araw2. Pero wala kayong narinig sa amin na pagbitiwin at ipanalangin na mamatay si PRRD. Hindi niyo narinig na hinanap nmin ang 275Billion na yan. Walang Frontliners dito samin na binabastos at sinasaktan. We are grateful sa konting tulong na ntatanggap.. Mabigyan man ng ayuda o hindi patuloy kaming nagpapasalamat. Magkaisa,Magtulungan. Yun yung nararapat. Nagugutom rin kami pero hindi namin minsan naisip na isisi yun sa pamahalaan. Puro kayo putak!”
Baguio, the city where Satnalac currently lives was being admired by the netizens after they had not recorded a new COVID-19 case for 13 days.
The Mayor of the said city, Benjamin Magalong revealed that their secret to their success in controlling the virus from spreading is transparency, mass testing, and effective contact tracing.
In Baguio, they’re revealing the names of the COVID positive patients to ease contact tracing.