COTABATO CITY – The Department of Health (DOH) 12 (Soccsksargen) has reported 54 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recoveries on Tuesday.
Arjohn Gangoso, speaking for DOH-12, said of the new recoveries, 23 were from Sarangani; 11 from Cotabato City; 10 from South Cotabato; eight from General Santos City; and one each from Sultan Kudarat and North Cotabato.
“Amid the new recoveries, I urge the public to please stay at home as the virus is still very much around,” Gangoso said, referring to the 28 new infections confirmed on the same day.
Of the new cases, North Cotabato had nine; General Santos City, 8; Cotabato City, 5; Sultan Kudarat, 4; and South Cotabato and Sarangani, one each.
Since March, the cumulative confirmed cases were at 4,277 with 3,833 recoveries.
“Currently, the region has a 91 percent recovery rate,” Gangoso said.
Of the 293 active cases, Cotabato City has 85; followed by General Santos City with 81; South Cotabato, 67; North Cotabato, 28; Sarangani, 19; and Sultan Kudarat, 13.
The number of deaths related to Covid-19 is at 150. (PNA)