Quezon City, the biggest city in the National Capital Regions in terms of population, has a 97.5-percent recovery rate among its residents treated for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
As of 8 a.m. on Tuesday, the City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CESU) recorded 102,254 who have recuperated out of the total 104,852 infected since March last year.
To date, only 1,392 remained as active cases in the city, which has an approximately 2.9 million residents.
“Dumadaan sa validation ng CESU, health center staff at mga opisyal ng barangay ang datos na mula sa DOH para masigurong sila ay residente ng QC (The data from the DOH [Department of Health] was validated by the CESU, health center staff, and the village officials to ensure that they are QC residents),” the city government’s Facebook post on Tuesday read.
These numbers are constantly changing though as community-based testing continues.
Barangay Batasan Hills in District 2 has the most active cases at 67, followed by Pasong Tamo in District 5 with 55, Socorro in District 3 with 51, and Commonwealth and Holy Spirit also in District 2 with 50 and 41 cases, respectively.
As of Monday, the city government reported a 26.91 percent occupancy rate in its 10 HOPE quarantine facilities.
The city’s “ProtekTODO” vaccination drive has already administered 1,178,621 doses, with 475,267 or 27.96 percent of the total as second dose.
As of Tuesday, 41.37 percent or 703,354 out of the target 1.7 million are already vaccinated.