37 individuals die by drowning during Holy Week, as reported by PNP logs.

Philippine National Police (PNP) has reported that there were 37 deaths due to drowning in beaches and rivers during the Holy Week (March 24-31). Most of these cases occurred in regions such as Calabarzon, Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, and Western Visayas. From January 1 to March 28 of this year, PNP recorded a total of 212 individuals who died due to drowning, with incidents mostly happening in rivers, followed by beaches.

Aside from drowning, PNP also noted 17 vehicular accidents during the Holy Week, resulting in nine deaths and 26 injuries. Calabarzon had the highest number of recorded vehicular accidents with four cases, followed by Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, and Bicol region with three each.

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