Capiz guv donates salary for coronavirus frontliners


Governor Esteban Evan Nonoy Contreras of Capiz province donated his one-month salary to medical frontliners of the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital.

Roxas City Mayor Ronnie Dadivas also contributed his salary to help buy rice for residents affected by the enhanced community quarantine in the city.

Meanwhile, a group of Indian nationals donated 100 sacks of rice to local government units in Capiz. (

Among the recipients of the rice donations were Roxas City (40 sacks), Ivisan (15), Panitan (10), President Roxas (10), Pilar (10), Pontevedra (15), and Panay (10).

Capiz has three positive COVID-19 cases, one of them already died while the other recovered.

Contreras said he is contemplating to extend the coronavirus quarantine in the whole province until April 30.