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Passenger turnout rising at country’s seaports on Holy Tuesday–PCG

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 12:46 PM April 16, 2019
Passenger turnout rising at seaports on Holy Tuesday--PCG

Philippine Coast Guard personnel in Boracay. AFP FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines–The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) monitored an increase of passengers in seaports across the country, with over 31,000 passengers, during the early hours of Holy Tuesday.

Data from the PCG showed that a total of 31,810 outbound passengers were at ports nationwide from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.

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This number is higher than the recorded total passengers on the same period on Monday, which was 23,090 passengers.

Most passengers were recorded in Southern Tagalog provinces, such as Batangas, Oriental Mindoro, Southern Quezon, Occidental Mindoro and Romblon, with 9,310 passengers.

It was followed by Northern Mindanao with 7,668 passengers and Central Visayas with 3,837.

Here is the breakdown of the number of passengers in various ports in the country:

1. Central Visayas – 3,837

• Cebu – 2,877

• Bohol – 757

• Southern Cebu – 203

2. Southwestern Mindanao – 7

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• Zamboanga – 7

3. Southern Tagalog – 9,310

• Batangas – 5,117

• Oriental Mindoro – 1,844

• Southern Quezon – 1,560

• Occidental Mindoro – 268

• Romblon – 521

4. Western Visayas – 2,757

• Aklan – 2,432

• Iloilo – 355

5. South Eastern Mindanao – 764

• Davao – 764

6. Bicol – 2,218

• Albay – 308

• Sorsogon – 1,712

• Masbate – 198

7. Northern Mindanao – 7,668

• Surigao Del Norte – 1,284

• Misamis Occidental – 1,458

• Agusan Del Norte – 1,005

• Dinagat – 53

• Lanao Del Norte – 845

• Zamboanga del Norte – 1,002

• Misamis Oriental – 2,021

8. Eastern Visayas – 2,008

• Southern Leyte – 949

• Northern Samar – 1,059

9. Southern Visayas – 3,241

• Negros Oriental – 1,749

• Negros Occidental – 1,080

• Suquijor – 412

On Monday, the PCG has recorded a total 174,063 passengers on different ports across the country. /jpv

READ: Over 53K travelers flock to seaports late hours on Holy Monday–PCG

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