COTABATO CITY–Health authorities in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) have reported 67 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of Monday evening.
Of the new recoveries, 22 were from Cotabato City, followed by General Santos City with 21; South Cotabato, 15; Sultan Kudarat , six; and North Cotabato, three.
“With hard work, we hope to sustain the high number of recoveries compared to new cases,” said Arjohn Gangoso, Department of Health–12 spokesperson.
Meanwhile, the region also logged 48 new Covid-19 cases as of Monday.
Of the new cases, 24 were from South Cotabato; Cotabato City with 16; General Santos City, five; North Cotabato, two; and Sultan Kudarat, one.
“Tighter contact tracing and isolation of infected persons are still very much in place,” Gangoso said.
Since March this year, the region recorded a total of 3,219 Covid-19 cases and 2, 426 recoveries, for a 75 percent recovery rate. The total number of deaths remains at 101.
Presently, there are 691 active cases with General Santos City on top of the list with 214; Cotabato City, 182; South Cotabato, 150; Sarangani, 70; North Cotabato, 57; and Sultan Kudarat, 18. (PNA)