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COVID-19 cases in QC now at 6,880

COVID-19 cases in Quezon City rose to 6,880 on Saturday, according to the Department of Health.

Of these cases, 6,805 have complete addresses in the city, the Quezon City government meanwhile said.

As of August 1, 2,722 of the COVID-19 cases in the city are still active. The number of COVID-19 survivors is at 3,755  after 121 new recoveries were recorded.

The death toll, on the other hand, remained at 302 with no new fatalities logged.

Districts 4, 1, and 6 have recorded the highest infections in Quezon City with over 1,000 COVID-19 cases each.

These 12 areas of "special concern" were placed under lockdown for clustering of cases:

  • Maparaan St. to 87 Kalayaan St. in Central
  • Ruby Stone HOA in Kaligayahan
  • Sitio Ruby in Fairview
  • 5A Cenacle Compound in Culiat
  • Mariveles St.  in Paang Bundok
  • 238 Mayon Ave. in Maharlika
  • Howmart Road, Portions of Alley 2 and 3 in Baesa
  • No. 8A, Mariveles St. in Sta. Teresita
  • 85-91 Gumamela St., 1-3 Umbel St, in Roxas
  • 950 Interior, Aurora Blvd. in Mangga
  • 113 Kamuning Road in Kamuning
  • Ambuklao Alley in Baesa

Quarantine facilities, gov't hospitals

According to the Quezon City government, eight out of the 45 beds in its Hope 1 isolation facility are currently available for more COVID-positive and suspected patients.

Its Hope 2 facility has 230 beds occupied and 146 beds free.

The 82-bed Hope 3 facility, catering to confirmed and suspected COVID-19 nursing mothers and their babies, has 22 available beds.

The 33 COVID-19 beds in the Novaliches District Hospital are all occupied as of August 1.

Rosario Maclang Bautista General Hospital has 20 out of 21 beds occupied, while 86 of the 103 coronavirus-dedicated beds in Quezon City General Hospital are currently in use. — DVM, GMA News