Four confirmed Covid cases reported, no community cases found
Only four confirmed cases of Covid-19 were reported yesterday (Sunday), with no cases found in the community, health authorities reported.
A total of four cases have been discovered in Code Red areas and medical observation hotels under management and control, bringing the total since June 18 to 1,814.
As of 8:00 a.m. today, a total of 22,955 people have been followed through epidemiological investigation, including 3,543 close contacts, 12,409 non-essential close contacts (i.e. people with a common pathway), 1,361 secondary close contacts, 253 general contacts and 786 companions. people.
The city entered a period of consolidation on July 23 when restrictions will be gradually lifted and are expected to last until July 30.
Another mass nucleic acid test will take place on July 30 and 31, while key groups of workers are to perform daily nucleic acid testing, including cleaning services, all Filipino nationals, construction, public transport (bus and taxi) drivers and security guards, property management, household help, food delivery and catering.
The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Center announces that for the NAT campaign for people in key areas, key groups and those who must leave their homes for work, a total of 254,697 samples have been taken. collected on July 24, of which 239,283 samples were analyzed and their results are negative.
Given the high risk of infection, all members of the above population groups, including infants and young children born after July 1, 2019, as well as elderly and disabled people who have difficulty walking or who need care of others, must participate in this NAT drive without exception.