IMUS CITY, Cavite — Residents here who are under home quarantine after contracting COVID-19 have received supply kits that included fresh vegetables from an agriculture project of the local government unit (LGU).
Project Punla is a localized program of the city government in accordance with the Department of Agriculture’s Plant, Plant, Plant Program.
Aside from fresh vegetables, families with suspected, probable, and confirmed COVID-19 cases also received on Wednesday (April 14) pantry staples, including rice, bread, noodles, frozen food, canned goods, and milk.
“Sa pamamagitan nito ay mas nababawasan natin ang tsansa na sila ay lumabas at makahawa pa (By doing this, we minimize the risk of patients going out and passing on the virus),” Mayor Emmanuel Maliksi wrote in a Facebook post about the city’s quarantine kit distribution.
As of April 14, Imus has recorded 984 active cases, 933 of which are on home quarantine, 43 are admitted in hospitals, and eight are staying in isolation facilities.