Persons aged 21 and above make up most of the active coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Pasay City.

Photo from Pasay PIO / MANILA BULLETIN

In its latest update, the city posted on its page that it currently has 348 active cases, 100 of which are new cases.

According to an illustration posted by the city’s Public Information Office on Sunday, 95 of the active cases came from ages 21 to 30. It was followed by ages 41 to 50 with 63 cases and not far from it were ages 31 to 40 with 62 cases.

Forty six cases include the elderly or those 61 years old and above and 44 cases were also recorded between 51 to 60 years old.

The least number of cases are those between 11 to 20 years old at 23, followed by one to 10 years of age at 15 cases. There were no active COVID-19 cases recorded for those between zero to 11 months old.

With the rise of COVID-19 cases in the city, the local government said that it is continuously conducting different steps to prevent its spread through contact tracing, testing, and the declaration of community quarantines in affected barangays.

The city asked for the public’s cooperation in fighting the deadly disease.

On Saturday, the city announced that a total of 33 barangays, and one business establishment have been placed under a 14-day lockdown as part of its “control and containment” strategy to curb the spread of the virus.

City Administrator Dennis Acorda said that Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano wanted barangays with three or more cases locked down to contain the virus.

Source: Manila Bulletin (