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COVID-19 death toll in Olongapo hits 53

/ 02:43 PM April 10, 2021

OLONGAPO CITY — A coronavirus patient died on Friday (April 9), raising this city’s COVID-19 death toll to 53.

The fatality was an 83-year old woman, said Mayor Rolen Paulino Jr. She had been exposed to her 60-year old caregiver who tested positive on April 7.

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The elderly woman was rushed to a hospital on Thursday (April 8) when she began to have difficulty breathing and had taken a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test.

Her results came out positive on the day she died.

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Paulino said 15 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded, bringing up Olongapo’s active cases to 89.

As of Friday, Olongapo had a total 1,207 cases since 2020, but 1,065 of them have recovered.

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