MANILA, Philippines (8th UPDATE) – The Philippines now has 36,438 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of Monday, June 29.
As of Sunday, June 28, at least 3,663 cases have been reported in 35 provinces and 8 independent cities in Luzon, based on the dataset shared by the Department of Health (DOH).
Of the number, at least 196 have died and 1,916 have recovered. (DOH’s new COVID-19 Tracker reported higher total numbers for Luzon, at 3,991 confirmed cases, which includes those whose residence is for validation, as well as 199 deaths and 1,942 recoveries.)
Here’s a breakdown of these numbers in Luzon. (READ: PH coronavirus cases in maps and charts: What the data says)
Timeline of quarantines
Below is a timeline of the different levels of quarantines enforced in Luzon:
May 1 to May 15 – Central Luzon (except Aurora), Calabarzon, the provinces of Pangasinan and Benguet, as well as Baguio City remained under ECQ. A general community quarantine (GCQ) was enforced in the rest of Luzon that were tagged as “low-risk” or “moderate-risk” areas.
May 16 to May 31 – Laguna (in Calabarzon) and Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Zambales, and Angeles City (in Central Luzon) remained under lockdown but now under a modified ECQ. The rest of Luzon was under GCQ.
Luzon consists of 38 provinces in 7 regions (excluding Metro Manila), with a population of 44,592,844, as of the 2015 census.
The DOH launched a new nCoV tracker on Sunday, April 12, then shared its dataset to the public on April 14. – Rappler.com