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2 senior citizens die of COVID-19 complications in Olongapo

/ 01:03 PM February 03, 2022
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The number of fatalities related to COVID-19 has reached 333 in Olongapo City after the deaths of two elderly residents, according to the city’s COVID-19 task force on Wednesday, Feb. 2. | PHOTO: Joanna Rose Aglibot

OLONGAPO CITY — Two elderly residents in this city have died of COVID-19 complications, data from the local task force showed on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

The fatalities, 60 and 68 years old, suffered from acute respiratory failure.

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Their deaths raised the total number of COVID-19 patients in the city who died of the disease to 333.

Despite this, data also showed that the city’s active COVID-19 cases further dropped to 307 on Wednesday from 347 on Tuesday after 49 more virus-infected patients recovered.

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Eleven new COVID-19 cases were added Wednesday to the city’s tally.

Since the pandemic began in 2020, Olongapo has registered 6,864 COVID-19 cases with 6,224 recoveries.

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