Tarlac’s COVID-19 tally rises to 188

Published August 31, 2020, 9:50 AM

by Philippine News Agency

TARLAC CITY, Tarlac (PNA) – The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in this province rose on Sunday to 188 with the addition of seven new infections as confirmed by the Department of Health (DOH).

The Tarlac Covid-19 Task Force, in its report as of 10 a.m. said that all the new cases have history of contact with infected patients.

Six of the new confirmed COVID-19 cases were from this city, including a 41-year-old male call center agent and a 32-year-old male cook.

The other one was from San Manuel town, who was a 30-year-old female health care worker.

The province also had three new recoveries, bringing to 91 the patients who have won their battle against the disease.

The three new recoveries included an 11-month-old girl from Barangay Salcedo in San Manuel town.

The task force also said that the number of active cases in the province was now at 89, while the number of deaths remained at 11.

Governor Susan Yap reiterated her reminder to Tarlaqueños to observe the minimum health standards in order to prevent the spread of the dreaded virus.