Soccsksargen tallies 46 new Covid-19 cases, 25 recoveries

Soccsksargen tallies 46 new Covid-19 cases, 25 recoveries

The Department of Health Covid-19 tracker report as of Sept. 25, 2020.

COTABATO CITY – Health officials in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) appealed to the public to consistently practice minimum health protocols, as 46 new confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases were reported in the region as of Friday night.

Of the new cases, South Cotabato has the most number at 28, followed by North Cotabato (11); General Santos City (4); Sarangani (2); and Sultan Kudarat (1).

“Of the latest batch of confirmed cases, there were also reported deaths among them,” said DOH 12 spokesperson Arjohn Gangoso, referring to the latest region’s data.

Of newly recorded deaths, two were from General Santos City, one from Pigcawayan, North Cotabato, and one from Cotabato City.

Also on the same day, the region logged 25 new recoveries with South Cotabato on top of the list with 16; General Santos City (4); North Cotabato (3); and Sultan Kudarat (2).

Total confirmed cases in the region since March this year is at 1,275 with 758 recoveries for a 59-percent recovery rate.

Active cases are at 485 with South Cotabato having 191; General Santos City (147); Cotabato City (69); North Cotabato (49); Sultan Kudarat (15); and Sarangani (14). There are 31 Covid-19 deaths in the same period. (PNA)

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