The government has completed the disbursement of cash aid in NCR-Plus, the Department of the Interior and Local Government said on Monday.

NCR-Plus, composed of Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal, underwent modified enhanced community quarantine from March 29 to April 11 this year.

Interior chief Eduardo Año reported that a total of P22,889,119,154 have been distributed to NCR-Plus residents.

Some 22,915,422 individuals received the aid, Año said.

The financial assistance could be availed by up to four people in a family with each receiving P1,000.

Eight local government units have detected excess funds amounting to P26,302,856, which will be sent back to the Bureau of Treasury.

Metro Manila has recorded 504,133 Covid-19 cases as of May 31. John Ezekiel J. Hirro