MAJORITY OF RECENT COVID-19 FATALITIES IN BAGUIO HAD NO VACCINES
July 7, 2021 – Majority of the recent Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) fatalities in Baguio City had not been vaccinated, according to City Health Officer Dr. Rowena Galpo.
Galpo said this is based on the baseline data of recent COVID-19 deaths in the city.
These data are currently being analyzed by the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) of the City Health Services Office and the Management Information Technology Division (MITD) of the City Mayor’s Office to identify who among the fatalities were not vaccinated.
A similar analysis will also be conducted among the recent positive cases to determine who among the recent cases were not vaccinated.
Results will be significant in establishing the effect of vaccination in deterring transmission and deaths.
Galpo said the city’s case fatality rate as of July 5 is 2.02 percent with seven deaths added in the past week for a total of 288 deaths out of 14,274 cases.
Last May 10, the city recorded its highest fatality rate at 2.09 percent. – Aileen P. Refuerzo