90% of the over 1,700 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Taguig City have already recovered, leaving only 151 active cases being monitored.
Barangay Fort Bonifacio has the highest COVID-19 cases among all barangays in Taguig with 494. Recoveries increased to 480 on July 19 from 98 on July 18, up by 382 cases. Aside from two deaths, Fort Bonifacio’s active cases are now down to just 12 from 394 a day before.
“We expect on Monday that we will have a surge of recoveries because after 14 days, when the patients we monitor are not hospitalized or do not get sick, they are considered recovered,” said Cayetano.
Bgy. Lower Bicutan, which has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases in Taguig with 215, also saw its number of recoveries increase from 79 to 195, leaving 16 active cases. It has recorded four deaths.
As of July 19, Taguig City has conducted 20,099 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19.