The Cadiz government has suspended its 48th Dinagsa Festival until further notice due to the surge of COVID-19 cases in the city, Mayor Salvador Escalante said Friday, January 21.
The active COVID-19 cases in Cadiz City have hit 141, Escalante said.
However, strictly controlled masses at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., and a fluvial parade of fishing boats at 1 p.m. on January 26 will be held, he added.
The Dinagsa Festival is held to honor the Señor Sto. Niño (child Jesus).
The Cadiz City Health Office with 18 COVID-19 hit personnel and the City Budget Office with four have been positive have been temporarily closed, he said.*