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Active COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City down to 16

Active COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City down to 16

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OLONGAPO CITY—The number of active COVID-19 cases here further dropped to 16 after three more virus-infected patients recovered from the disease, the local task force said on Thursday, November 25.

It was the city’s lowest daily tally of active infections since March 15.

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The downward trend began last month and was partly linked to its COVID-19 vaccination rate.

Only one new additional COVID-19 case was recorded on the same day, according to the task force.

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The city’s COVID-19 death toll still stood at 314 with no new fatalities since November 16, the same data showed.

Since last year, a total of 5, 452 COVID-19 cases were recorded in the city but at least 5,122 of them have recovered from the viral disease. It reflected a 94-percent recovery rate.

About 61 percent of the target population of this city had received the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19.

The city targets to inoculate 182,000 residents or 70 percent of its 260, 000-population to achieve herd immunity.

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