A total of 73 barangays in the City of Manila that managed to be free of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections from September 1 to October 31 received P100,000 from the city mayor Monday (Nov. 9) morning as promised.  

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Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso awards the 73 baranggay that remained COVID-Free for two months during the flag raising ceremony (Jansen Romero / MANILA BULLETIN)

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso distributed the cash incentive to the barangays during the flag-raising ceremony at the Kartilya ng Katipunan. 

The 73 recipients of the P100,000 cash incentive are the following:

    ●District 1 barangays — 3, 8, 30, 44, 83, 87, 124, 126, 127, 139, 143, 145

    ●District 2 barangays — 188, 217, 239, 240, 243, 244, 252, 258, 261

    ●District 3 barangays — 268, 270, 271, 272, 273, 295, 300, 303, 306, 307, 326, 330, 332, 344,  348, 349, 362, 363, 380, 390

    ●District 4 barangays — 446, 462, 469, 490, 501, 546, 552, 573, 577

    ●District 5 barangays — 661, 706, 711, 716, 742, 663-A, 749, 757, 758, 795

    ●District 6 barangays — 606, 608, 610, 613, 614, 626, 635, 647, 853, 865, 886, 891, 895

Mayor Isko assured that all data coming from the barangays have been validated by the Manila Health Department (MHD). 

Earlier, the Manila mayor challenged the city’s barangays to stay COVID-free for two months to be able to receive the P100,000-cash incentive from the city government. 

This is in line with his incentives-based approach to stop the spread of the deadly disease.

The city government alloted P89.6 million for the 896 barangays in the city, for the program. 

As of Nov. 6, Manila has 21,108 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Of this number, 480 are active cases, 20,009 have recovered, while 619 died.

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