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Bulacan among Central Luzon areas with lowest COVID-19 death rate

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 11:28 AM May 10, 2021

CITY OF MALOLOS –– Despite recording over 40,000 COVID-19 cases since last year, Bulacan province’s mortality rate remains among the lowest in Central Luzon.

A Department of Health report on May 7 showed that Bulacan’s death rate was at 1.98 percent of the total number of cases. The province has logged 800 deaths related to the disease so far.

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It ranked second to Zambales province, which has the lowest death rate at 1.59 percent.

Zambales has logged 38 COVID-19 deaths out of 2,397 total infections.

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Aurora registered 15 deaths out of its 674 COVID-19 cases, reflecting a 2.23-percent mortality rate.

With 153 deaths out of its 6,663 COVID-19 cases, Bataan’s death rate is at 2.30 percent.

Nueva Ecija followed with 8,640 cases and 234 deaths (2.71 percent), while Pampanga has 17,375 COVID-19 cases with 543 deaths (3.13 percent).

With 63 deaths out of its 1,914 cases, Olongapo City has the highest mortality rate at 3.29 percent.

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