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Ilocos Sur logs 6 COVID-19 deaths in 2 weeks

By: - Correspondent / @yzsoteloINQ
/ 11:15 AM May 03, 2021

DAGUPAN CITY –– Ilocos Sur has six new deaths related to COVID-19 in the last two weeks, raising to 17 the total fatalities in the province since last year, Gov. Ryan Luis Singson said.

In a statement over the weekend, Singson said the fatalities, aged 52 to 77, suffered from acute respiratory failure and pneumonia or related ailments.

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One of them, a 77-year-old man from Sinait town, died on April 19 and suffered from acute respiratory failure and pneumonia.

A 72-year-old man and a 76-year-old woman from Caoayan town- died on April 24.

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A 66-year-old man from Bantay town died on April 26 due to respiratory distress syndrome caused by severe COVID-19.

An 81-year-old woman from Cabugao town died of community-acquired pneumonia on April 29.

The latest fatality is a 52-year-old woman from Galimuyod town, who died on May 1 due to acute respiratory failure secondary to pulmonary edema and other comorbidities.

As of April 30, Ilocos Sur had 157 patients. It has recorded 1,099 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, 926 recoveries, and 17 deaths. INQ

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