THE Municipal Government of Compostela in northern Cebu is giving P5,000 each to 17 families whose members were found positive for Covid-19.
The cash assistance is part of Compostela’s recovery program for Covid-19 patients.
Compostela Mayor Froilan Quiño led the distribution of the cash assistance on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020.
Aside from the P5,000 cash aid, the 17 families also received food packs, courtesy of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.
This was the second set of distributions made by the municipality to families that were affected by Covid-19.
Aside from those who are still fighting the disease, the municipality will also give cash aid to families whose members died due to Covid-19.
As of Aug. 24, Compostela has 26 active cases, three deaths and a total of 139 persons who have recovered from Covid-19. (ANV, JKV)