Baguio City reports 3 more deaths, 38 new cases

Published January 14, 2021, 11:04 AM

by Zaldy Comanda

BAGUIO CITY – The City Health Service Office has recorded three more deaths related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), 38 new cases, and 30 recoveries on Wednesday, Jan.13.

The city recorded 16 deaths in the past ten days this month, bringing the total number of deaths to 81 (1.89%) since March.

Of the new cases, 30 are contact traced, while11 of them are families from Bakakeng Central Barangay.

The three latest fatalities are all female, with ages 74,45, and 18.

The city has now 369 (8.62%) active cases and 3,828 (89%) recoveries from the total of 4,278 cases.

In the province of Benguet, 33 new cases have been recorded, nine of them from the town of Kapangan, eight from Bakun, five each from Mankayan and Itogon, three from La Trinidad, three from Tuba, and one death in a 66-year-old male from Itogon.

The province now has a total of 3,534 confirmed cases, 331 of which are active, 3,160 recoveries, and 43 deaths as of Wednesday.