423 COVID-19 cases in Parañaque City, mayor says


Posted at Apr 29 2020 06:07 AM

An armored vehicle of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force is seen at the La Huerta Market in Parañaque City during the lockdown resulting from the coronavirus disease pandemic. Czar Dancel, ABS-CBN News/file photo

Parañaque City has 423 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of Tuesday, Mayor Edwin Olivares said.

He said 59 patients have recovered from the disease, while 31 others have died.

Of the total cases, 75 patients have been discharged from hospitals.

Barangay BF Homes has the most number of cases of COVID-19 with 51, followed by San Antonio with 50, and Don Bosco at 46.

The national government has extended the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila and other parts of the country for another two weeks while placing other areas under general community quarantine.

The Philippines has recorded 7,958 coronavirus disease cases as of Tuesday, with 530 deaths and 975 recoveries.