COTABATO CITY – Region 12 (Soccsksargen) has recorded 44 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of Tuesday evening, regional health authorities said.
Of the total recoveries, 27 were from South Cotabato; 10 from General Santos City; three each from North Cotabato and Cotabato City; and one from Sarangani.
“The cooperation of patients with health workers at isolation centers should be credited for the high recovery figure as they wanted to be healed the soonest possible time,“ said Arjohn Gangoso of the Department of Health (DOH) 12.
The DOH-12 also recorded 21 new confirmed cases with Cotabato City having 10; General Santos City, eight; South Cotabato, two; and North Cotabato, one.
“Our contact tracers remain diligent enough to seek and test close contact of previous positive patients on this matter to prevent the spread of the disease,” Gangoso said.
Since the pandemic was declared in March this year, Soccsksargen has recorded a total of 1,901 Covid-19 cases with 1,284 recoveries, 564 active cases, and 53 deaths. (PNA)