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Olongapo City: 71 new COVID-19 cases, 26 recoveries

/ 04:58 PM September 03, 2021
Zambales has imposed stricter border controls amid the threat of the more transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant

Zambales has imposed stricter border controls amid the threat of the more transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant, which was detected in Olongapo City. (Photo by Joanna Rose Aglibot)

OLONGAPO CITY––At least 71 new cases of COVID-19 were registered Thursday in this city, among its highest single-day tallies since the pandemic struck last year.

The local task force said the new infections raised to 4,014 its total number of COVID-19 cases. Among the new patients are those 14 to 82 years old.

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The city’s active cases have jumped to 666.

Patients who healed numbered 26, bringing to 3,138 its total recoveries. This reflecting a 76-percent recovery rate, down from 78 percent the previous week. INQ

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