MANILA, (PNA) — The death from the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Bohol and other parts of Central Visayas has now climbed up to 144, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Maj. Rey Balido, NDRRMC spokesperson, said this can be broken down into 134 for Bohol alone, nine from Cebuand 1 for Siquijor.
Number of wounded is at 291.
Balido said the number of families affected by the quake has hit the 593,561 mark.
This is equivalent to 3,017,814 persons
Balido said that 67 percent of electrical power is now restored in Bohol.