LUCENA CITY––Quezon province has just one remaining energetic COVID-19 case as of Thursday, Could 5, well being authorities mentioned.
The newest knowledge from the Built-in Provincial Well being Workplace (IPHO) confirmed that the lone COVID-19 affected person is in Gumaca city.
Based on the IPHO, a virus-infected affected person within the island city of Polillo had recovered from the illness. The province recorded no fatalities.
No less than two cities and 38 municipalities within the province are already COVID-19-free. These beforehand contaminated within the localities have both recovered or died, the IPHO report confirmed.
Final month, the variety of new COVID-19 instances dropped to 21 from 88 in March and 772 in February.
In January, the IPHO recorded 4,130 instances throughout the top of the extremely infectious Omicron variant.
The recorded instances in January are the second-highest month-to-month tally in latest months, topped by 5,343 instances in September final yr on the top of the Delta variant.
Lucena Metropolis, the capital of the province, and the cities of Dolores, Candelaria, and San Antonio have been positioned below alert degree 1, essentially the most lenient in a five-tier alert standing till Could 15.
The remainder of the province will stay below alert degree 2 throughout the identical interval.
Gov. Danilo Suarez urged unvaccinated residents to get their jabs for his or her security and the safety of the group as he requested the general public to stay vigilant within the battle in opposition to COVID-19.
As of Thursday, Quezon has recorded 32,861 COVID-19 instances, 31,300 recoveries, and 1,560 deaths. INQ
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