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Zambales posts 91% COVID-19 recovery rate

/ 11:26 AM October 14, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales––At least 87 more patients in this province recovered Wednesday from COVID-19, the latest data showed.

The new recoveries pushed to 8,511 the total number of people getting cleared of the viral disease in the province that recorded 9,306 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started last year. They reflect a 91.45-percent recovery rate.

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On the same day, the province also recorded 32 new cases, bringing to 688 the number of active COVID-19 cases.

The province’s death toll related to the disease still stood at 462 since no new fatalities were recorded on Wednesday, keeping its mortality rate at 4.98 percent.

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At least 175,470 or 42.48 percent of the province’s eligible population had been vaccinated against COVID-19, with 83,569 of them having been inoculated fully.

The province needs to vaccinate 413,000 or 70 percent of its 590,800 population to achieve herd immunity.

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