Muntinlupa’s active COVID-19 cases down to 33; two barangays log zero case

Published November 30, 2021, 12:55 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

The number of active coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Muntinlupa City continues to decrease.

As of Nov. 29, according to the City Health Office, Muntinlupa’s active cases totaled only 33, including six new cases out of 27,555 confirmed cases, 26,944 recoveries ,and 578 deaths.

Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi visits the SM Center Muntinlupa vaccination site on the second day of the Bayanihan, Bakunahan national vaccination campaign on Nov. 30. (Muntinlupa PIO)

Of the nine barangays, two have zero active case: Putatan and Cupang. Bgy. Poblacion has 12, followed by Alabang, nine; Sucat, five; Ayala Alabang, four; and Tunasan, Bayanan, and Buli, one each.

In the last seven days, Muntinlupa’s active COVID-19 cases continued to decrease. From 65 on Nov. 23, it dropped to 52 on Nov. 24, 48 on Nov. 25, 55 on Nov. 26, 49 on Nov. 27, 42 on Nov. 28, and 33 on Nov. 29.

As of Nov. 26, the Muntinlupa COVID-19 Vaccination Program (MunCoVac) said 409,637 individuals have received their first dose or 106.2 percent of the target population of 385,725, which is 70 percent of the city’s total population of 551,036.

Of the total, 340,699 individuals have been fully vaccinated, or 88.3 percent of the target population.

The Muntinlupa City government has also administered booster shots to 2,285 individuals. In total, 748,262 vaccine doses have been administered in Muntinlupa.

The Department of Health reported that there were 665 new COVID-19 cases added in the whole country on Nov. 29, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 16,289 out of 2.83 million confirmed cases, 2.76 million recoveries, and 48,501 deaths.

Meanwhile, the Muntinlupa City government vaccinated 7,287 individuals on the first day of the Bayanihan, Bakunahan national vaccination campaign on Nov. 29. The total consisted of 4,334 adult population and 2,953 minors aged 12 to 17 years old.