Magalong says resignation as contact tracing czar is 'irrevocable'


Posted at Jan 29 2021 11:59 PM

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Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong resigned as the country’s contact tracing czar after he was criticized for attending a party in the city that allegedly violated health protocols.

But his resignation was declined by the government, which cited Magalong's contributions to the country's COVID-19 response. Jeff Canoy reports. — The World Tonight, ANC, January 29, 2021