COTABATO CITY – More patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen), a regional health official reported.
Arjohn Gangoso of the Department of Health 12 said the number of recoveries remains on an “upswing” as 61 more patients were discharged from isolation centers as of Tuesday night.
Of the new recoveries, 26 came from General Santos City; Cotabato City (14); North Cotabato (10); Sarangani (6); Sultan Kudarat (3); and South Cotabato (2).
On Tuesday, the region also recorded 33 new cases with Cotabato City having 10; General Santos City (8); Sarangani (7); South Cotabato (4); Sultan Kudarat (3); and North Cotabato (1).
“We just hope that there would be no more new cases in the coming days,” Gangoso said.
The current recovery rate is at 76 percent with 2,487 out of the 3,252 Covid-19-positive patients since March beating the disease, he said.
Active cases are at 659 with 105 deaths.
Of the active cases, General Santos City is on top of the list with 195; Cotabato City (177); South Cotabato (151); Sarangani (70); North Cotabato (48); and Sultan Kudarat (18). (PNA)