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Vegetables given as relief items to quarantined Pangasinan residents


Variety of vegetables and fruits can be found in the relief packs distributed to residents of Pangasinan affected by the quarantine due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Instead of the usual instant noodles and canned goods, residents in the town of Alaminos receive bags of this healthy supply, which are sourced from the local growers, according to a report on Saksi by Jonathan Andal.

In Gapan, Nueva Ecija, —dubbed as the rice granary of the Philippines —each household was given one sack of rice as well as live chickens.

According to the report, residents also share around 3,000 eggs per day.

Live chickens are also given to residents of Barangay Luna in Tuy, Batangas. 

Meanwhile, the government of Pito, Quezon gives its residents fish.

In Bulacan, netizens are praising how local authorities drop relief goods on chairs in front of houses to avoid contact.

Meanwhile, an individual in Calamba, Laguna gave away bananas to police authorities stationed at checkpoints while those at checkpoints in Valenzuela, Meycauayan received commune and prayer.

According to the report, Bulacan reported another fatality due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The patient is a 60-year-old grandmother from San Jose Del Monte who died on March 15. The result of her test, which turned out positive, came out only Thursday.

At present, there are 10 COVID-19 cases in Bulacan with three recorded fatalities. —Joahna Lei Casilao/LDF, GMA News

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