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9 more die from COVID-19 in Batangas

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 12:39 PM April 06, 2021

LUCENA CITY –– Nine more patients in Batangas province died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday, bringing the death toll to 498.

The Provincial Health Office reported on April 5 the deaths of five COVID-19 patients in Batangas City, two in Lipa City, and one each in Tanauan City and Calaca town.

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The latest data showed that 134 patients have died due to the illness. Since the start of 2021, at least 17 of them died from April 1 to 5. Last year, the province recorded 364 COVID-19 deaths.

As of April 5, Batangas, which is still under general community quarantine (GCQ), had 16,858 COVID-19 patients since the pandemic started in March last year. At least 13,657 of them have recovered.

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Batangas City has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the province with 2,924, followed by Lipa City, 2,377, and Tanauan City, 1,696.
The province still has 2,703 COVID-19 patients.

Batangas has 1,758 active “suspects” cases and 47 “probables.”

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