JOURNAL Group’s Baguio correspondent Cesar Reyes died of COVID-19 complications at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at the Baguio General Hospital.
Reyes, a long-time Baguio correspondent for People’s Journal and People’s Tonight, was 61. He had been comatose since May 22.
Reyes was described by colleagues as amiable, quiet and dependable. He was the auditor of the Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club.
Reyes was a photojournalist for People’s Journal Tonight in Manila before transferring to Baguio in the middle of 2000s.
He is the first Baguio journalist to succumb to COVID-19 complications.