Newborn baby, 5 kids among 84 new COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City | Inquirer News

Newborn baby, 5 kids among 84 new COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City

Olongapo City is finally free of COVID-19 after its remaining virus-infected patient has recovered from the viral disease. The good news was received by its residents on Christmas Day

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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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