Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of the first Confirmed First Case of Novel Corona Virus (2019 NCov) Entry receives the report from City Health Officer Maria Sarah B. Talla stating that 20 of the 23 persons under monitoring for possible coronavirus infection have completed the mandatory 14-day quarantine and found with negative manifestation of flu like signs and symptoms.

One of the persons under monitoring will complete the quarantine tomorrow, two others will follow thereafter.

Dr. Talla, who is also Vice-Chairperson of the Task Force, said that those who are cleared after the mandatory quarantine already received spiritual intervention and underwent comprehensive medical examination before getting their certifications that they are fit to work. Financial assistance of up to P 5, 000 will be extended to them by the city government to compensate the loss of income during their quarantine.

Those who completed the quarantine and did not mannifest signs and symptoms of infection include the two tricycle drivers, workers of the hotel and establishment and some passengers who were with the Chinese couple during the Cebu-Dumaguete flight.