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2 elderlies from Rizal town succumb to Covid-19

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 12:39 PM February 13, 2021

LUCENA CITY – Two male senior citizens became the latest coronavirus disease (Covid-19) fatality in the town of Tanay in Rizal province.

The local government of Tanay announced on its Facebook on Friday night, Feb. 12, that an 81-year-old resident of Barangay (village) Wawa and a 70-year-old patient from Barangay Sampaloc both died in undisclosed hospitals due to the dreaded respiratory illness.

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Local authorities have appealed to the elderlies not to go out of the house unless for essential needs and emergency cases.

Tanay has logged 401 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic was declared in March last year, but at least 374 have recovered as of Feb. 12. The town has 12 active virus carriers.

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The death toll from Covid-19 in Tanay stands at 15.

Rizal province, still under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status, recorded 16,636 Covid-19 cases, 15,641 recoveries and 595 fatalities as of Feb. 11.
The province still has 400 active cases.

JPV

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