Soccsksargen logs 255 more Covid-19 recoveries
Posted: 2021-Jul-16 11.13.33 UTC+0800
COTABATO CITY — Another 255 patients in the Soccsksargen have recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of Thursday night, the region's health department reported.
Arjohn Gangoso, speaking for DOH-12, said of the total recoveries, 123 came from South Cotabato; followed by General Santos City with 71; Sultan Kudarat, 35; and North Cotabato, 26.
"We are continuously monitoring the Covid-19 situation in the region. There is still room for complacency," he said in a media interview here Friday.
Gangoso, meanwhile said 133 new infections were also logged.
"You see, the fight against the virus is not yet over," he said.
Of the new cases, General Santos City topped with 69; South Cotabato — 34; North Cotabato — 18; and also Sarangani and Sultan Kudarat with six each.
Gangoso said the region's Covid-19 recovery rate tallied at 85 percent, representing 20,717 recoveries from a total of 24,462 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic in March last year.
Meanwhile, active cases are at 2,956.
South Cotabato topped the active case tally with 1,161; North Cotabato, 577; General Santos City, 576; Sarangani, 496; and Sultan Kudarat, 146.
The region's Covid-19 death toll stands at 785. (PNA)