The San Juan City government began on Saturday the distribution of reusable face masks which was donated by the national government.
Mayor Francis Zamora said the face masks were distributed to residents of Barangays West Crame and Sta. Lucia.
Last week, San Juan City received 87,000 pieces of reusable face masks from the “Libreng Mask Para Sa Masa” Program of the national government.
“Here in San Juan City, citizens are strictly following health protocols such as the wearing of face masks and face shields, so this donation is a huge help to San Juan in support of our goal of curbing the spread of COVID-19,” Zamora said.
According to the latest data from the city government, Barangays West Crame and Sta. Lucia have high cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
As of October 8, Barangay West Crame has 281 confirmed coronavirus cases, 36 active cases, 237 recoveries, and eight deaths. Barangay Sta. Lucia, on the other hand, has 200 confirmed virus cases, eight active cases, 190 recoveries, and two deaths.