The province of Batanes has reported another death caused by COVID-19, for a total of five fatalities in the remote island.
According to official reports, a 65-year-old man from Basco was the latest fatality caused by the global pandemic in the province.
He was one of the patients that were transferred to Cagayan for treatment last October 3.
Latest health data show that there are currently 25 active cases in the province. Its center, Basco, logged the majority of infections with 196. Meanwhile, Ibayat logged zero new cases since October 11.