Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force for Covid-19 Meeting last February 2, 2022
Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force for CoVID-19 meeting chaired by Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas. Benguet remains under Alert Level 3 until the 15th of February with the high number of CoVID-19 cases recorded in January. On the other hand, based on the report of the Provincial Health Office, daily CoVID-19 cases in the province are now on a downtrend from an average of 250-300 in the past two weeks to more than a hundred in the past days.The Provincial Government of Benguet continues to remind the public to keep observing health protocols to help contain the spread of the virus. CoVID-19 vaccination is also highly encouraged to prevent severe complications from CoVID-19. According to PHO, almost 98% of the CoVID-19 patients in Benguet who died are unvaccinated.
Driven by its mission: Ensure Improvement of Quality of Life in Benguet, the Province of Benguet obtained a human development index of 0.883 in 2009. The province of Benguet promises its constituents high age expectancy, accessible high caliber education and more than sufficient way of living. This, however, can't be achieved without the help of its people.
The cultural beliefs and innate characteristics of the people made it possible for them to strive and develop higher quality of life without destroying the cradle that they live in.