Baguio eased restrictions in the city last August 31
The City Government of Baguio announced that it will ease city restrictions starting August 31, 2020. According to Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, mall schedules will be suspended and residents no longer need to present mall and market passes upon entering private establishments. Individuals going to the public market must still follow their assigned schedule per district until further notice. Residents, including senior citizens, may now leave their homes to buy essentials, provided that they will follow public safety health protocols. 
Baguio City, Ilocos announce plans to reopen for tourism on Sept. 21
Baguio City, along with four provinces in the Ilocos Region, plans to reopen its doors for tourism starting September 21. Meanwhile, the local governments of Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Norte, and Ilocos Sur have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to revive tourism in the northern region.
Baguio will only be opening its borders to visitors from Region 1. Tourists will have to pre-register using the Visitors Information and Tourist Assistance or VIS.I.T.A. app in compliance with safety protocols. Guests will not be allowed to stay at a relative or a friend’s house as a health precaution. All tourists must also provide proof of booking in a hotel that has been authorized to operate by the Department of Tourism and the local government. They must also undergo triage upon entering the borders. [2 & 3]
Ilocos Norte cops boosted reinforcement of COVID-19 protocols
Police officers in Ilocos Norte enforced stricter operations against residents who violate health protocols, including individuals who are not wearing face masks in public places. Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office provincial director Col. Christopher Abrahano asked the public to follow minimum health protocols. The Philippine National Police has already arrested more than 500 individuals due to violation of safety protocols, mostly for violating the curfew and not wearing face masks, and 700 individuals were issued citation tickets. Ilocos Norte is under modified general community quarantine until September 30, 2020.