House deputy speaker and Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez has written President Rodrigo Duterte to extend financial assistance of P6,000 to his constituents stressing that Cagayan de Oro has been placed under the strictest Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) following the detection of five cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant in the city.
Rep. Rufus said that those without work under ECQ will have no income to get basic necessities such as food for the next two weeks until July 31, 2021. Read his letter below.
Meanwhile, Rep. Rufus also sent a similar letter to Secretary Rolando Joselito Bautista of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), which administers the cash assistance funds for areas under ECQ.
Further, with the detection of the Delta variant, Rep. Rufus also requested the Department of Health to re-direct more vaccines to Cagayan de Oro.