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PCG: Over 53,000 passengers troop to ports on New Year’s Eve

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 06:13 PM December 31, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Over 53,000 passengers left various seaports nationwide ahead of New Year’s Day, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

Data released by PCG showed a total of 53,056 outbound passengers were monitored in various seaports from 6:00 a.m. to 12:01 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Out of the said number, the bulk of passengers were reported in Western Visayas with 12,250 passengers and Northern Mindanao with 6,509 passengers.

PCG reminded passengers to remain vigilant and to comply with the safety and security measures at port terminals and vessels.

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Below is the breakdown of passengers in ports as monitored by PCG:

1. National Capital Region – 1,610

• Manila – 375

• Pasig – 218

• Bataan – 117

• Zambales – 12

• Laguna De Bay – 854

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• Cavite – 34

2. Central Visayas – 7,378

• Cebu – 1,527

• Eastern Bohol – 173

• Western Bohol – 2,526

• Southern Cebu – 2,699

• Camotes – 453

3. South Western Mindanao – 3,014

• Zamboanga – 1,540

• Basilan – 1,060

4. Palawan – 3,040

• Puerto Princesa – 1,137

• Coron – 1,903

5. Southern Tagalog – 5,741

• Batangas – 2,129

• Oriental Mindoro – 903

• Southern Quezon – 645

• Occidental Mindoro – 573

• Romblon – 1,126

• Northern Quezon – 365

6. Western Visayas – 12,250

• Antique – 25

• Aklan – 2,467

• Iloilo – 4,693

• Guimaras – 5,065

7. North Western Luzon – 1,108

• Pangasinan – 1,108

8. South-Eastern Mindanao – 2,201

• Davao – 1,901

• Igacos – 300

9. Bicol – 4,263

• Albay – 1,234

• Sorsogon – 2,344

• Camarines Sur – 187

• Masbate – 343

• Catanduanes – 128

• Camarines Norte – 27

10. Northern Mindanao – 6,509

• Surigao del Norte – 2,206

• Misamis Occidental – 1,232

• Siargao -502

• Lanao del Norte – 56

• Agusan del Norte – 242

• Zamboanga del Norte – 890

• Dinagat – 464

• Misamis Oriental – 755

• Camiguin – 162

11. Eastern Visayas – 2,536

• Western Leyte – 1,056

• Southern Leyte – 152

• Eastern Leyte – 274

• Western Samar – 742

• Northern Samar – 312

12. North Eastern Luzon – 283

• Cagayan – 123

• Batanes – 160

13. Southern Visayas – 3,123

• Negros Oriental – 1,308

• Negros Occidental – 353

• Siquijor – 1,462

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