November 24, 2020 is a Special Holiday in Dumaguete City in observance of its 72nd Charter Day Anniversary pursuant to Republic Act 7253.
However, due to the threat of COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has directed that the events of the Charter Anniversary will be limited and mostly virtual to be covered live and disseminated through the city official FB Page LUPAD Dumaguete “City of Gentle People.”
The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has also appealed for the public to avoid mass gatherings and that banquets should be limited among members of the households.