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2 areas in San Juan placed under ECQ due to number of COVID-19 cases

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 04:47 PM July 08, 2020

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora. INQUIRER.net file photo / RYAN LEAGOGO

MANILA, Philippines — Two areas in San Juan City were placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, the local government said Wednesday.

In a statement, the local government of San Juan said that portions of  C. Santos Street in Barangay Balong Bato and J. Eustaquio Street in Barangay Progresso were declared as critical zones and were placed under ECQ from July 7 to July 22.

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According to the LGU, C. Santos Street in Barangay Balong Bato has seven positive COVID-19 patients, while J. Eustaquio Street in Barangay Progresso has six positive COVID-19 individuals.

“We want to make sure we contain the virus and prevent it from spreading to other areas. The residents along these streets will be taken care of by the San Juan City Government,” San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora said.

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The affected families in these affected areas will be provided with food packs four times during the 15-day quarantine period, the mayor added.

To date, the Philippines has 47,873 cases of COVID-19, with 12,386 recoveries and 1,309 deaths.

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