By Helen Castano | 05:21 PM July 28, 2020

A total of 267 locally stranded inviduals (LSIs) arrived on Tuesday in Bohol province through the “Hatid Tulong Program” of the national government.Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) through its vessels transported these LSIs to Bohol in three batches.According to Commander Alvin Dagalea, spokesman of PCG Central Visayas, a total of 267 LSIs has been ferried utilizing its three Coast Guard vessels namely: BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV 8301), BRP Malapascua (MRRV 4403) and BRP Cabra ( MRRV 4409).According to Dagalea, these LSI’s underwent rapid test and health protocols as well complied with travel documents prior to their departure from Manila.This morning BRP Malapascua (MRRV-4403) arrived around 7 a. m. July 28, 2020 at Tagbilaran City port carrying 24 LSIs.The two vessels – BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) with 218 LSIs and BRP CABRA (MRRV 4409) with 25 LSIs – arrived at around 3 p.m.This was the third wave of the “Hatid Tulong Program” of the PCG bound for Tagbilaran City, Bohol with the total of 344 LSIs from first wave.The repatriation of the LSI’s for Central Visayas is the under the command and control of RADM JOSE WILLIAM U ISAGA PCG Commander, Coast Guard District Central Visayas.

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