Soccsksargen logs 117 new Covid-19 recoveries

Soccsksargen logs 117 new Covid-19 recoveries

COTABATO CITY – At least 117 patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of Monday evening, the Department of Health in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) here reported Tuesday.

Arjohn Gangoso, speaking for DOH-12, said the latest total recoveries consisted of 33 patients from General Santos City, 39 from South Cotabato, 26 from North Cotabato, 17 from Sarangani, and two from Sultan Kudarat.

“Despite a large number of recoveries, the DOH-12 is not letting its guard down,” Gangoso said, referring to the 95 new cases reported as of Monday.

“Our health workers are tirelessly attending to all Covid-19 patients,” Gangoso said.

Since the start of their Covid-19 monitoring in March last year, he said the region has recorded a total of 9,184 cases with 7,455 recoveries for an 81 percent recovery rate.

Active cases stood at 1,429 with South Cotabato topping at 541; General Santos City, 357; North Cotabato, 285; Sarangani, 172; and Sultan Kudarat, 74.

Covid-19 related deaths remain at 298.

“Please continue practicing minimum health protocols and stay at home unless needed to go out,” Gangoso said. (PNA)

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