Social distancing ignored during tree lighting event in Baguio City

Crowds flocked to the Christmas tree lighting event in Baguio City on Wednesday, disregarding the required COVID-19 protocol of physical distancing according to authorities.

In a "24 Oras" report of Chino Gaston on Thursday, law enforcers and the Baguio City government personnel themselves were no longer able to control the people who attended the event held on top of the city’s famous Session Road.

The ceremony also included the simultaneous lighting of lights by various...