QC coronavirus cases spike to 1,085


Posted at Apr 24 2020 12:41 AM

MANILA - The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Quezon City has risen to 1,085, the city government said Thursday, citing Department of Health (DOH) data.

In a bulletin released 11 p.m., the city government said 121 patients have recovered from the disease, while the number of fatalities is at 103.

The number of COVID-19 cases with complete addresses in Quezon City is now at 945, the city government added.

Of this number, the Quezon City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit and district offices have validated 772 cases so far.

Barangay Batasan Hills still has the most COVID-19 cases with 45, followed by Matandang Balara with 36, and Culiat at 30.

Meanwhile, District 4 has the most COVID-19 cases among the city's 6 districts, with 188.

The city government has placed 34 barangays under "extreme enhanced community quarantine" due to the number of COVID-19 cases in the areas.

Metro Manila and the entire Luzon, home to more than 50 million people, is under lockdown until April 30 to halt the contagion.

As of Thursday, the Philippines has recorded 6,981 coronavirus infection, of whom 462 died while 722 recovered.