LIST: Areas in QC under ‘special concern lockdowns’
MANILA, Philippines — The local government of Quezon City has placed various areas under a 14-day “special concern lockdown” in a bid to address the locality’s increasing number of COVID-19 infections.
In a Facebook post on Friday, the local government announced that 44 areas – not entire barangays or villages – are currently on community isolation:
• Portion of Interior, Bagbag Cemetery, Barangay Bagbag – starting March 19
• Portion of Magnolia Street, Barangay Roxas – starting March 20
• Five areas in Aguho Street, Barangay Claro – starting March 19
• Three areas in Barangay Escopa 1 – starting March 19
• Part of Harvard Street, Barangay Socorro – starting March 20
• Several areas in Cadena de Amor Street and Azucena Street, Barangay Central – starting March 20
• Three areas in BFD Compound, Barangay Central – starting March 20
• Some areas in Ems Bo Panopio Compound, Barangay Kaunlaran – starting March 21
• Some areas in Malihim Street and Maimpok Street, Barangay Sikatuna Village – starting March 22
• Portion of Don Manuel Street between Cadig Street and Bulusan Street, Barangay Salvacion – starting March 23
• Portion of Madiac Street, Barangay Santol – starting March 23
• Portion of Road 9, Barangay Bagong Pag-asa – starting March 23
• Portion of Road 1, Barangay Bagong Pag-asa – starting March 23
• Porion of Road 6, Barangay Bagong Pag-asa – starting March 23
• Portion of Iba Steet, Barangay Sta. Teresita – starting March 24
• Three areas in Sto. Rosario Street, Barangay Holy Spirit – starting March 24
• Portion of Manunggal Street, Barangay Tatalon – starting March 24
• A compound in Scout Limbaga Extension, Barangay Sacred Heart – starting March 24
• Portion of Kaliraya Street, Barangay Tatalon – starting March 24
• Portion of Agno Extension, Barangay Tatalon – starting March 24
• Portion of Victory Ave., Barangay Tatalon – starting March 24
• Portion of ROTC Hunters Cluster 3-A, Barangay Tatalon – starting March 24
• Two areas in Kabalitang Street and portion of P. Francisco Street, Barangay Krus na Ligas – starting March 24
• Portion of T. Fulgencio Street, Sitio Lambak, Barangay Krus na Ligas – starting March 24
• Portion of Iba Street, Barangay Paang Bundok – starting March 24
• Portion of Palanan Street between Scout Alcaraz and Malaya Street, Barangay St. Peter – starting March 25
• Portion of K-8th Street, Barangay East Kamias – starting March 25
• Portion of Don Francisco Street, Barangay Matandang Balara – starting March 25
• Portion of Interior Deropa Street, Barangay Bahay Toro – starting March 25
• Portion of Sto. Nino Street, Barangay San Antonio – starting March 25
• Portion of Mayon Street, Barangay San Isidro Labrador – starting March 26
• Portion of Apollo Street, Remarvilee Subd., Barangay Bagbag – starting March 26
• Portion of Iriga Street, Barangay Paang Bundok – starting March 26
• A condominium in Barangay Tatalon – starting March 27
• Portion of Manunggal Street, Cluster 3, Barangay Tatalon – starting March 27
• Four areas in North Diversion Road, Barangay Unang Sigaw – starting March 28
• Portion of JP Rizal Street, Barangay Marilag – starting March 29
• Portion of Lt. J. Francisco Street, Barangay Krus na Ligas – starting March 30
• Portion of Loans Street, Barangay Sangandaan – starting March 31
• An area in Pook Ricarte, Barangay UP Campus
• Several areas in E. Ramos Street and an area in P. Francisco Street, Barangay Krus na Ligas – starting April 1
• Portion of Florencia Street, Barangay Del Monte – starting March 31
• Portion of Road 1, Barangay Bagong Pag-asa – starting April 1
• Madiac Street, Barangay Santol – starting April 1
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Meanwhile, according to Engelbert Apostol, head of the city’s public affairs and information services department (PAISD), three areas will remain under the special concern lockdown for an extended period of time.
These areas include:
- Portion of Tulip St., Barangay Roxas – started last March 12
- A compound in Katuparan Street corner Kalinisan Street, Barangay Commonwealth – started last March 18
- Portion of Pelaez Street, Barangay Villa Maria Clara – started last March 18
“Upon assessment from CESU, some patients are symptomatic pa (still symptomatic),” Apostol told INQUIRER.net on Saturday.
When asked about the duration of the extended lockdown in the said areas, he explained that “it all depends on CESU assessment.”
The number of areas under special concern lockdown in the city increased from the previous 12 areas last month.
The city government has assured the public that food packs and essential kits will be distributed to affected families who would be forced to submit to swab testing and mandatory 14-day quarantine.
On March 8, a memorandum signed by Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte stated that the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila “warrants for a more stringent implementation of existing ordinances and issuances.”
It also emphasized the need for the obligatory wearing of face masks and face shields in public places in order to stop the spread of the disease in the city.
Based on the latest data issued by the QC Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CESU), as of April 2, there are a total of 10,649 active cases of COVID-19 in the city. Meanwhile, 38,056 individuals recovered, while 905 succumbed to the disease.
This brings the city’s total number of validated COVID-19 cases to 49,610. The QC CESU also noted that there are 236,621 suspected cases among those who were contact traced.
Nasa 76.7% o 38,056 na ang gumaling mula sa #COVID19PH sa Quezon City. Ayon sa QC Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance…
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