Quezon province logs zero new COVID-19 cases anew
LUCENA CITY––For the second time this month, Quezon recorded on Sunday, no new COVID-19 cases as the number of active infections in the province continued to drop.
The latest data showed that the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) tallied a single COVID-19-related recovery from Lucena City. It also did not record any new fatalities.
On March 16, the IPHO reported zero COVID-19 cases in the province.
The province now has fewer cases of COVID-19, which dropped to 19 from 1,805 on Jan. 21.
As of Sunday, Quezon has recorded 32,828 COVID-19 cases, 31,250 recoveries, and 1,559 fatalities.
According to the IPHO, the number of municipalities with active virus carriers dropped to 11 out of 41, with 30 towns already COVID-19-free.
The island town of Alabat topped the list with five active cases, all recorded on March 19.
The IPHO did not provide information on the surge of new COVID-19 infections in the island locality.
Alabat town is part of Alabat island, between the Pacific Ocean and Lamon Bay. Aside from Alabat, the island also hosts the municipalities of Quezon and Perez, both COVID-19 free.
Except for its capital, Lucena, Quezon will remain under Alert Level 2 until March 31.
Lucena is under Alert Level 1 until the end of the month.
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