6 COVID-19 patients die in Quezon but active cases continue to decline

LUCENA CITY —- Six more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients died in Quezon province even as the number of active cases continued to drop, authorities reported Tuesday.

The new deaths bring the total number of fatalities in the province to 187.

In its 10 a.m. bulletin on Dec. 29, the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) disclosed that a validated COVID-19 patient died in Calauag town.

On Monday, another five patients died in Lucban town, the highest tally of fatalities in a single day from a locality.

Meanwhile, the continued decline of active COVID-19 cases has been noted, dropping to 298 as of Tuesday.

The province’s highest tally of active COVID-19 cases was …

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