Number of COVID-19 patients in Pasay isolation facilities declines

Published April 21, 2021, 6:22 PM

by Dhel Nazario

More vacant beds have been observed in isolation facilities for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Pasay City as cases continue to decline.

Based on figures provided by the city’s Public Information Office, more beds are available in Pasay City’s four isolation facilities, namely the Padre Burgos Elementary School, Pasay City Sports Complex, Folks Arts Theater, and the Mall of Asia

In Padre Burgos Elementary School and the Sports Complex, there are currently no patients admitted, while there are 10 in MOA and five in the Folk Arts Theater.

Padre Burgos Elementary School currently has 53 vacancies, Sports Complex has 53, Folk Arts Theater has 23, and MOA with 32.

Just five days ago, Padre Burgos Elementary School had 33 patients, Sports Complex had 45, the Folk Arts Theater had 66, while MOA had 96.

In the latest update of the Pasay City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit on April 21, the city logged a total of 363 active COVID-19 cases with 82 classified as new cases.

Active COVID-19 cases from the 400 mark on April 17 have dropped to 300 mark the following day. This is far from the city’s figures during the surge of COVID-19 cases in March, which according to Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano reached as high as 1,200.