DOH: COVID-19 cases in Quezon City reach 1,259


Posted at Apr 29 2020 01:42 AM

MANILA - The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Quezon City is now at 1,259, the city government said Tuesday, citing Department of Health (DOH) data.

In a bulletin released 11 p.m., the city government said 182 patients have recovered from the disease, while 125 others have died.

The number of COVID-19 cases with complete addresses in Quezon City is now at 1,081, the city government added.

Of this number, the Quezon City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit and district offices have validated 888 cases so far.

Barangay Batasan Hills still has the most COVID-19 cases with 47, followed by Matandang Balara with 37, and Culiat at 32.

Meanwhile, District 4 has the most COVID-19 cases among the city's 6 districts, with 234.

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

The national government earlier extended the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila and other regions for another two weeks while placing other areas under different general community quarantine.

The Philippines has recorded 7,958 coronavirus disease cases, of whom 530 died while 975 recovered.