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PCG: At least 40k ‘early birds’ at ports on All Saints’ Day

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 10:52 AM November 01, 2019
PCG: At least 40k 'early birds' at ports on All Saints’ Day

Philippine coastguard personnel stands guard in front of passengers at the seaport terminal in Manila on October 28, 2019. Coastguard personnel were dispatched to different seaports as part of the security preparations for the annual tradition of visiting the graves of loved ones, on All Saints’ Day on November 1, where millions of Filipinos are expected to head for the provinces. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines — Government has recorded over 40,000 outbound passengers in various ports nationwide early morning Friday, All Saints’ Day.

Data from the Philippine Coast Guard showed that 41,948 passengers were monitored at different ports from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.

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The bulk of the passengers were recorded at Central Visayas provinces such as Cebu, Bohol, and Southern Cebu, with a total of 25,200 passengers.

This was followed by Southern Tagalog with 7,061 passengers and South-Eastern Mindanao at 2,029 passengers.

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Below is PCG’s breakdown of passengers monitored in ports across the country:

Central Visayas – 25,200

Cebu – 19,818

Bohol – 2,361

Southern Cebu – 3,021

Southern Tagalog – 7,061

Batangas – 3,720

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Oriental Mindoro – 468

Southern Quezon – 1,651

Occiddental Mindoro – 133

Romblon – 1,089

Western Visayas -1,898

Antique – 53

Aklan – 633

Iloilo – 1,159

Guimaras – 53

South Eastern Mindanao – 2,029

Davao – 165

Igacos – 1,864

Bicol – 1,787

Albay – 250

Sorsogon – 1,086

Camarines Sur – 48

Masbate – 403

Northern Mindanao – 1,429

Surigao del Norte – 485

Misamis Occidental – 262

Lanao del Norte – 267

Zamboanga del Norte – 415

Eastern Visayas – 690

Western Leyte – 82

Southern Leyte – 262

Northern Samar – 346

Southern Visayas – 1,854

Negros Oriental – 342

Negros Occidental – 1,512

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