COVID-19 cases in Pasay City on downtrend

The Pasay City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) reported a downtrend in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the city.

The CESU reported to Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano that 269 new cases were recorded on Oct. 12.

Based on the surveillance unit’s report on Oct. 14, only 88 out of 201 barangays in the city or about 43% have active COVID-19 cases.

A total of 180 houses in the city are still under Localized Enhanced Community Quarantine (LECQ). The city government continues to monitor the patients and give them the necessary needs, healthy foods and treatment.

The occupancy rate of the city’s lone public hospital, the Pasay City General Hospital, is now at low risk.

Dr. John Victor de Gracia, hospital officer-in-charge, reported that the hospital’s COVID regular beds and ICU beds are both at 42 percent and the COVID probable and transition beds now at 48 percent.