Sat. Sep 18th, 2021

Two of three local government-run hospitals of Quezon City are now at full capacity in terms of Covid-19 patients while quarantine facilities are filling up.

(photo courtesy: http://www.pna.gov.ph)

In a Facebook post by the QC government on Friday, the city’s 12 HOPE quarantine facilities for Covid-19 patients are at 82.82 percent, with 1,402 out of 1,693 beds already occupied.

The QC General Hospital in Project 8 has a 98-percent occupancy rate with 107 patients; Rosario Maclang Bautista General Hospital on Batasan Road is 100-percent full; and the Novaliches District Hospital has a 120.80 percent occupancy rate with 58 patients.

The City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit reminded those who will test positive for Covid-19 to immediately isolate.

“If you need a facility for Covid-19 mild or asymptomatic patients, kindly coordinate with your barangay so that you will be admitted in our HOPE facilities,” the QC post stated in Filipino.

As of 8 a.m. on Friday, the city has 9,371 active Covid-19 cases while 63 areas are under Special Concern Lockdown due to increasing cases. 

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