Some NCR cities may be placed under GCQ next week – DILG
MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Thursday said some cities in Metro Manila may be placed under general community quarantine (GCQ) after the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) ends on May 15.
“There are areas already in Metro Manila that are actually improving like San Juan and Valenzuela but Quezon City is still really what we call a very high-risk area with the 1,000 positive,” Año said on ANC.
“Some cities in Metro Manila may be downgraded into GCQ but we still have eight days to go so we wait for data analytics,” he added.
As of Wednesday night, Valenzuela City has 122 confirmed cases of COVID-19 including 23 recoveries and eight deaths.
#COVID19 UPDATE: Valenzuela City Monitoring Report as of 9:00 pm, May 6, 2020.
The total number of confirmed cases is now at 122, with 23 recoveries and 8 deaths. pic.twitter.com/I8vyLE0PFO
— valenzuelacity (@valenzuelacity) May 6, 2020
Meanwhile, San Juan City recorded 252 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 58 patients who have recovered and 37 others who perished.
Quezon City has the most number of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila with 1,464 including 292 deaths and 132 recoveries.
The City of Manila has 749 cases, while Caloocan City has 236, Las Piñas City 201, Makati City 472, Malabon City 58, Mandaluyong City 404, Marikina City 135, Muntinlupa City 176, Parañaque City 499, Pasig City 307, Taguig City 283, Pasay City 227, Pateros 24 and Navotas City 3.
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