BUTUAN MARKETS REMAIN OPEN DESPITE THE THREAT OF COVID-19
BUTUAN CITY - Under the implementation of the quarantined community in the city of Butuan in the wake of the deadly coronavirus or COVID-19, most of the city's food and dry goods stores, such as the ones in Libertad Public Market, are still open for business.
As the community quarantine begins in the city of Butuan at midnight on March 19, 2020, a man named "Chaboy" has been preparing a meal for his family members. He started shopping yesterday and today at the market, he wants to buy more.
According to Nats, a merchant of different goods, his profitability has increased during the pandemic as buyers are buying more food and other supplies to stock up during the community quarantine.
According to Reynante Desiata, the City Administrator, the markets will remain open despite the mandated localized community quarantine provided that the proper sanitation and social distancing will be observed.
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