Marawi City Mayor Majul U. Gandamra has led the distribution of 25-kilo sack of rice and P500-cash to each of the registered pedicab operators affected by the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in the city amid the coronavirus disease pandemic.
The local government said the first batch of about 2,900 beneficiaries received their aid Monday, October 5.
“Ang suportang ipinamigay sa araw na ito ay kasunod sa pagpapatupad ng Temporary Ban sa mga pampublikong sasakyan, alinsunod sa guidelines ng Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine sa lungsod at sa buong Lanao del Sur,” it said.
The pedicab operators are one among those greatly affected by the MECQ, it added.
As of October 5, Marawi City recorded 378 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 82 active cases, 278 recoveries and 18 deaths.