Bulacan COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 97%

Published July 15, 2021, 12:17 PM

by Freddie Velez

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) in Bulacan has recorded a recovery rate of 97 percent from COVID-19.

Photo shows Manny Balbin, (right), Evelyn Tenorio (left), and Roseth Reyes (2nd left) of the Bulacan Press Club receiving their second dose of Sinovac on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at the Hiyas ng Bulacan Pavilion Convention Center in the City of Malolos. (Photo courtesy of Bulacan Press Club)

In its report to Governor Daniel Fernando, the PHO said it recorded 78 new laboratory results, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 41,604, according to the Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU).

Out of the total of 41,604 COVID-19 cases, 40,163 have recovered or 97 percent while 546 or 1 percent are active cases. Admitted in the hospitals are 36 patients; 98 in Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facilities (TTMF), while 412 are under home isolation.

Two new deaths were reported, bringing the total to 895.

The highest reported active cases as of this writing are reported in the towns of Calumpit, Guiguinto, and Santa Maria.

Bulacan’s vaccine statistics showed that as of Thursday, 371,392 Bulakenyos were already vaccinated, 295,110 with the first dose, and 76,282 with the second dose.

The five local government units with the highest numbers of inoculated individuals are the City of San Jose Del Monte (8,983); City of Meycauayan (7,448); City of Malolos (5,647); Baliuag (5,107), and Pulilan (3,763).