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Olongapo remains COVID-free for 16 days

Olongapo has been free of COVID-19 since the start of May. (File photo by Joanna Rose Aglibot)

Olongapo has been free of COVID-19 since the start of May. (File photo by Joanna Rose Aglibot)

OLONGAPO CITY––For 16 consecutive days, the city’s active COVID-19 cases remained zero, local data showed on Friday, May 13.

The local interagency task force said the last COVID-19 infection recorded in the city was on April 26.

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Data showed that the city had not registered additional COVID-19 cases this month.

Since the pandemic struck in 2020, the city recorded 6,989 COVID-19 cases. But at least 6,639 of these had recovered.

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Data also showed that since 2020, the city recorded 350 COVID-19-related deaths.

As of Thursday, healthcare workers were also monitoring 10 suspected COVID-19 cases. INQ

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