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Central Luzon Covid-19 cases breach 9,000-mark

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Coronavirus cases in Central Luzon have reached more than 9,000, according to the September 16 advisory of the Department of Health (DOH) in the region.

The DOH recorded a total of 9,253 confirmed cases in six provinces of Central Luzon.

Of the said confirmed cases, 4,223 are in Bulacan province alone. Pampanga province is close behind with 1,836 confirmed cases. Bataan is in third with 1, 722 recorded cases. Considerable cases have also been recorded in Nueva Ecija (470), Tarlac (293) and Zambales (623).

Of the 9,253 confirmed cases, 1,326 are still admitted while 3,762 have been discharged and are to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

The DOH has also recorded 3,958 recoveries. The death toll from the virus has now reached 207. Bulacan has the most number of deaths at 100, followed by Pampanga (41), Bataan (22) and Nueva Ecija (22).


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