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Quezon province logs 2 COVID-19 deaths on 1st day of December

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:04 AM December 02, 2020

LUCENA CITY –– Two more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Quezon province died on the first day of December, authorities reported.

The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) in its COVID-19 update for Dec. 1, said two validated virus carriers died in Catanauan town in the province’s Bondoc Peninsula district.

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No other details were given on the latest fatalities.

The COVID-19 death toll in Quezon now stood at 163, with 53 deaths recorded last month and another 42 in October.

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However, the IPHO also reported a rise in recovered patients on Tuesday at 71, with only 48 new cases.

Quezon, still under the modified general community quarantine status, recorded 5,397 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic erupted in  March. The province still has 735 active virus carriers in different medical facilities and isolation centers.

Lucena, the capital city of the province, logged the most cases at 1,244, with 151 of them still active. The city recorded 42 fatalities, the highest among all the local governments in the province.

As of Tuesday, the localities now considered COVID-19-free are the mainland towns of Pitogo, San Narciso, Agdangan, San Francisco, and Padre Burgos and the island towns of Jomalig, Burdeos, and Panukulan.

Their COVID-19 patients have all recovered while others have passed away.

Local health authorities are closely monitoring 302 suspected virus carriers, who are in medical and isolation facilities. At least 280 others are on home quarantine.

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