Active COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City slightly up
OLONGAPO CITY — The number of active COVID-19 cases in this city climbed to 187 on Tuesday (July 20) after the local task force logged 22 additional infections.
One of the new patients is a 3-year-old boy from Barangay Barretto. The oldest is an 84-year-old man from Barangay (village) Mabayuan.
On the previous day, the number of the city’s active cases was only 180.
The new infections further raised the total COVID-19 cases listed in the city to 2,803 since last year.
But 15 more virus-infected patients have recovered, pushing to 2,459 the number of COVID-19 recoveries. This reflects an 87.7-percent recovery rate, which was almost unchanged in the last two weeks.
Local virus data also showed that no COVID-19 deaths were recorded on Tuesday, keeping the city’s death toll at 157.
At least 59 suspected COVID-19 cases are still being monitored by health authorities.
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