Bacolod City has been hit with its highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single month this June, City Administrator Em Ang said Sunday, June 27.
There have been 3,223 COVID-19 cases recorded in June, with three more days before the end of the month, Ang, who is also the Bacolod City Emergency Center executive director, said.
Bacolod had 134 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 60 on Sunday, Ang said.
There have also been 43 COVID-19 deaths recorded in Bacolod City in June, for a total of 320 since the pandemic started, she added.
Bacolod City had the highest COVID-19 deaths in September 2020 at 76, she said.
Ang said Bacolod City has had 12,870 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic last year.
Meanwhile, Negros Occidental had 123 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 167 on Sunday, the Department of Health reported.
Negros Occidental has 1,909 active COVID-19 cases and Bacolod City has 1,894, the DOH added.
Meanwhile, Bacolod City has administered 58,339 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from March 5 to June 24, of which 47, 324 were first doses and 11,015 were second doses.*