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Tarlac reports more than 16K Covid-19 recoveries

Philippine News AgencyOctober 26, 2021

TARLAC CITY, Tarlac – The total number of patients who have beaten the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in this province has reached 16,619 after 188 new recoveries were recorded on Tuesday.

This is equivalent to a 94.65 percent recovery rate out of a total of 17,558 cases recorded in the province since the start of the pandemic last year.

According to the Tarlac Province Covid-19 case bulletin, the province also logged 60 new infections, raising its total active case tally to 195 or 1.11 percent of the total caseload.

The case bulletin also showed nine new deaths, bringing the death toll to 744 or 4.24 percent of the total case count.

As of October 26, the tally of Tarlaqueños who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 stood at 265,867, while the total number of those who have received their first dose stood at 421,135.

To ensure the safety and protection of her constituents, Governor Susan Yap said the provincial government is implementing its vaccination programs, such as the "Bakuna sa Barangay Para sa Senior Citizens" and those for other priority groups in the villages.

“Bilang ina ng ating lalawigan, isa sa pinaka-importanteng tungkulin ko ay ang masiguro ang kaligtasan at kapakanan ng bawat Tarlaqueño (As a mother of this province, one of my important tasks is to ensure the safety and welfare of every Tarlaqueño),” Yap said in her official social media account post.

She also appealed to the public to continue following the minimum health and safety protocols.

Yap reiterated that wearing face masks, frequent washing of hands, observing physical distancing, staying at home, and forgoing non-essential travels are still vital to keep everyone safe and protected from Covid-19. (PNA)

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