Pasay LGU records zero COVID deaths in 13 days

Published July 6, 2021, 1:03 PM

by Jean Fernando

The Pasay City government recorded zero deaths related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 13 days.

The City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) said that out of the 201 barangays in the city, 171 were already declared COVID-19-free, and only 35 barangays or 17 percent have active cases.

Eleven barangays or 7 percent with two or more COVID-19 cases covering 22 household have been placed under the local enhanced community quarantine.

The CESU said the city recorded on July 5 a total of 51 active and nine new cases.

Since the start of the pandemic, Pasay City recorded a total of 14, 582 confirmed cases, 14, 141 recoveries, and 390 deaths.

Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano urged residents to continue observing the EMI habit (Ensure to always wash your hands, Mask and face shield are a must, and Implement physical distancing).

Rubiano also urged them to register with the city’s “Vacc to the Future” vaccination program.

She said the city deployed a total of 186,461 vaccines and administered these to those belonging to the A1 to A5 categories.

The mayor said the zero death recorded for the past 13 days is a good sign that the residents already know how to protect themselves against the virus.