More than 1,000 have recovered from COVID-19 in Quezon City, Belmonte says


Posted at Jun 05 2020 01:55 AM

MANILA -- More than 1,000 patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Quezon City, Mayor Joy Belmonte said Thursday.

In a statement, Belmonte said the local government has tallied 1,026 recoveries in the city based on data from the QC-Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (ESU) of the QC Health Department.

“This is a most welcome and significant development in our effort to combat COVID-19,” she said.

“Full credit goes to our frontliners who have put their lives on the line. We thank them for their great sacrifice for our residents and for our city,” she added.

The local government on Thursday said the total number of COVID-19 cases in Quezon City has reached 2,294.

A total of 2,184 have complete addresses in Quezon City while 2,056 have been validated by the QC Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit and District Health Offices.

Four new COVID-19 related fatalities were recorded, raising the death toll to 186.

Officials said the city still has 844 active COVID-19 cases.

According to QC-ESU head Dr. Rolly Cruz, District 4 has the highest number of recoveries with 265 followed by District 3 (202), District 1 (178), District 6 (157), District 2 (119) and District 5 (105).