Tarlac’s active COVID-19 cases jump to 1,900

MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga – Tarlac’s active COVID-19 cases rose to a record-high 1,900 since the pandemic broke out last year, after the provincial government recorded 110 new cases on Saturday.


The province only had 457 active cases a month ago which meant a 316 percent increase.

The new COVID-19 cases include a 9-month-old girl from Sta. Ignacia town, a 2-year-old boy from Tarlac City, and a 2-year-old girl from Capas town. All three infants manifested mild symptoms and are currently under quarantine.


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The provincial government registered zero recoveries and a single death – a 40-year-old female from Barangay Tibag in Tarlac City

The capital Tarlac City has the most active cases with 625, followed by Capas (220) and Victoria (158).

Tarlac , which is currently under general community quarantine, has so far registered a total of 11,457 COVID-19 cases, including 9,118 recoveries and 439 deaths.


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