Bulacan records 165 new COVID cases

Published April 14, 2021, 1:46 PM

by Freddie Velez

The local government of Bulacan on Tuesday reported 165 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the province, bringing the tally to 21, 876.

Data from the Provincial Health Office (PHO) showed that among the province’s total number of COVID-19 cases, 17,950 have recovered, while 567 died due to the disease.

The highest number of active cases was recorded in the city of Malolos, San Jose Del Monte, and the municipality of Santa Maria.

Bulacan currently has 3,359 patients under isolation and monitoring in the hospitals, Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facilities (TTMF), or respective homes.

Governor Daniel R. Fernando once again reminded the public to stay at home, practice proper hygiene, wear face masks, face shield, and maintain physical distance outdoors to stop or prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The governor said he ordered the Bulacan Philippine National Police and other law enforcement units to make sure of public compliance.

Liquor ban is still in effect in the province until April 30. The unified curfew hour from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., as agreed upon by the Metro Manila Council (MMC), are also being implemented.