Bacolod City has zero new deaths for eight straight days since 21 February 2021, the longest streak so far, data from the Department of Health Region 6 reveal.
Data from the DOH-6 show that since last week, the city registered zero new deaths for from 21 February to 1 March 2021.
Data also revealed that as of 1 March 2021, the city has seven new cases; five are local, one Locally Stranded Individual, and one Authorized Person Outside of Residence.
Earlier, Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia extended the Modified General Community Quarantine of the city until 31 March 2021.
Salient points of the E.O. include curfew hours from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., while selling of liquor is still between 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Vulnerable sectors are also under home quarantine. These include persons below 15 years old, those who are over 65 years old, those with health risks and comorbidities, pregnant women, and those who reside with each of those mentioned earlier.