San Juan City logs zero COVID-19 deaths for 18th day in a row

Published July 23, 2020, 4:51 PM

by Jhon Aldrin Casinas

For 18 consecutive days, San Juan City has reported zero deaths related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Mayor Francis Zamora said Thursday (July 23).

According to the latest local government data, San Juan has a total of 706 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 22. Of this number, 366 have recovered while 47 have died. The city’s number of active cases rose to 293 after nine new cases were recorded.

Data showed that most COVID-19 infections have been logged in Barangay Greenhills with 72 confirmed cases, 51 recoveries, and nine deaths. As of July 22, there were still 12 active cases reported in the barangay.

The mayor urged the public to remain vigilant and follow the required health measures to avoid being infected with the virus.

“Observe proper physical distancing. Always wear face masks and wear it properly,” Zamora said.