By J. Jala | 11:59 PM May 01, 2021
Tagbilaran City, the capital of Bohol, temporarily closed its borders to outsiders on Saturday, May, and urged residents to limit fiesta gatherings due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Borders was closed on May 1, except for workers, frontliners, businessmen and medical emergencies, the government said.
It was the second time Tagbilaran closed its borders.
May 1 marked the city’s fiesta in honor of St. Joseph the Worker. It also starts the merry month of May where there is a fiesta in every place in Bohol every day.
On Saturday, the province registered 876 active coronavirus cases and 41 deaths.