Newborn baby, 5 kids among 84 new COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City
OLONGAPO CITY—A 15-day-old baby boy and five children were among the 84 new COVID-19 cases recorded in this city, which continued to experience a spike in infections since the start of 2022.
Data from the local COVID-19 task force showed Thursday that the other sick children were 6 to 15 years old.
The new infections raised the active COVID-19 cases in the city to 353, the highest in the last five months.
The task force data show that most of the new COVID-19 patients had been vaccinated fully against the viral disease and experienced symptoms such as fever, sore throat, and coughing.
Since the pandemic struck in 2020, the city registered 5,816 COVID-19 cases, with 5,145 recoveries and 318 deaths.
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