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Jovic Fabello, the spokesperson of the PCSD, said per kilo of empty giant clam shells sells P500 to P1,000. However, this depends on what the buyers tell the collectors.
Dr. Alan Guintapan, municipal health officer, said that telemedicine was set in place after they temporarily closed the RHU for decontamination and swab tests of its personnel.
Local health authorities in Coron said these new cases have no apparent link to the first “salvo of cases”.
Andrew Golifardo, village chief of Barangay Tinitian, in an exclusive interview with Palawan News Wednesday, admitted padlocking the minors inside their quarantine facility but justified it as necessary to ensure the safety of the children.
The Palawan LSIs will be subjected to rapid testing next week. She had explained earlier that the efficiency of rapid test results is more “reliable on the first week”.
The head of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRM) and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) who made the clarification, was reacting to claims being made on social media that some of those who have gone back to their hometowns did not undergo testing.
City government officials scrambled to prepare for the plane's arrival carrying the OFW workers after receiving a late notice from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).
Coast Guard District Palawan (CGDP)-Puerto Princesa City Station commander Severino Destura Philippine said Saturday that around 200 local fishermen from about some 13 sea vessels were being coordinated for their return to the province.
Local authorities have yet to receive the result of the confirmatory test on the case of the first PUI patient recorded early in the week.
Councilor Victor Oliveros, majority floor leader, assured the public that the city government is “aware of the threat and does not want to be caught sitting down” as the COVID-19 scare continues, having the fourth (4th) recorded case of person under investigation (PUI) in the city.