Parañaque records additional COVID-19 cases, reminds citizens to wear masks in public 

Published April 7, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Jean Fernando

The Parañaque City Health Office recorded an increase of 29 individuals affected with coronavirus (COVID19) last April 5 with a total of 155 compared to 126 last April 4.

The city’s Health Office also recorded two new deaths.

Mayor Edwin Olivarez, upon learning of the increase of individuals affected with COVID-19, and the number of deaths, ordered the strict implementation of wearing face masks when going out in public.

Olivarez said that barangays with highest records of individuals affected with the virus were BF with 25; Don Bosco with 22; Marcelo Green with 16; San Antonio with 12, and Moonwalk 11.

He also said that the other barangays mentioned by the city Health Office were Tambo and San Isidro both with 8; San Dionisio with 7; Merville with 6; San Martin de Porres with 5; Baclaran with 5; Don Galo with 4 and Sto. Nino with 1.

The mayor said that there are 12 others confirmed affected with the virus but that they could not yet determine from which barangays they belong to.

For persons under monitoring, the city Health Office recorded a total of 368 comparing to 324 last April 4 while persons under investigation rose from 402 of April 4 to 424.

Olivarez is continuing to appeal to the city residents to follow the health guidelines which the city government have posted in their Facebook page.

He also told residents that the city government is continuing to conduct disinfection and sanitation efforts all over the city.