As of 11:00 PM today, the Department of Health reported 128 new cases of COVID-19. Philippines has now tallied 1,546 cases in total.
There are 7 additional deaths. The number is now 78.
Taguig now have 55 confirmed cases. 10 of them come from Ususan, Fort Bonifacio, Bambang, Western Bicutan, South Signal, Pinagsama, Upper Bicutan and Lower Bicutan.
Here are other updates in Taguig:
SOCIAL DISTANCING, PRICE MANIPULATION-Stores that are open must comply strictly with social distancing, otherwise they should close for the duration of the Enhanced Community Quarantine.
-The city will provide disinfectant sprays and cloth masks to stores that comply with the social distancing protocols.
-The city will not condone trade malpractice, including hoarding and overpricing. Just recently, a store was raided for overselling overpriced alcohol. The city police seized nine drums of alcohol and almost 2,000 alcohol bottles from a businessman who sold online.
LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE-The city has begun to roll out assistance for people who depend on public transport as a means of livelihood.
-Those who earn a living as operators and drivers of tricycles, pedicabs and jeepneys will receive P4,000 per month for two months. The subsidy for this month will be released Wednesday to Friday this week.
-Tricycles will also be commissioned to transport health workers to and from work.
-For drivers and operators of taxis, UV services and transport network vehicle services like Grab and Angkas, the city is in the process of preparing financial assistance.
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RELIEF ASSISTANCEThe city has provided 45,048 “stay-at-home” food packs for families in need, 48,152 COVID-19 kits for senior citizens and 6,752 COVID-19 kits for persons with disability and sick residents.
SOCIAL AMELIORATION-In compliance to the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act,” the city is urgently preparing the necessary documentation for a social amelioration program.
-In the said program, a subsidy of P5,000-P8,000 will be provided to families that only receive the regional minimum wage.
COVID-19 FACILITIES-Taguig will repurpose city-owned facilities to house COVID-19-related cases.
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lockdown where residents are limited to go out from their houses as per Enhanced Community Quarantine guidelines. Each barangay distributed Quarantine Pass and food packs that are supplied by the LGU.