Zamboanga City Covid-19 cases rise to 622, deaths now at 20


Zamboanga City reported Monday, August 3, that a patient with coronavirus disease has died, bringing the number of fatalities to 20.

According to Task Force Covid-19, the city also recorded 28 new coronavirus cases in the last three days, increasing the total tally for Zamboanga City to 622 as of August 2.

Active cases stand at 269.

Health authorities also reported additional 59 recoveries, bringing the total to 333.

Zamboanga City is the only place in Mindanao placed by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases under the general community quarantine. The rest of Mindanao are under modified general community quarantine, a more relaxed quarantine classification.