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3,962 new Covid-19 infections; active cases now 68.6K: DOH

MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reported 3,962 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19), bringing the total of active cases in the country to 68,645.

Of the new cases, 1,440 are from the National Capital Region, 354 from Bulacan, 287 from Cavite, 222 from Laguna, and 213 from Batangas.

In its Covid-19 bulletin, the DOH said among the total active cases, 87.4 percent are considered mild while 9 percent are asymptomatic, 1.1 percent are severe and 2.5 percent are critical.

At present, the country has a total of 283,460 cases.

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Authorities confirm locally-acquired transmission of Covid-19 in Kidapawan

COTABATO CITY  – After collating data from Cotabato Provincial and Kidapawan City Epidemiological Surveillance Units, and the Department of Health in the Soccsargen Region, provincial officials Friday declared local transmission in Kidapawan City and have prepared steps to prevent its spread.

“We can now confirm locally–acquired infection with community transmission in Kidapawan City,” Dr. Philbert Malaluan said in radio interview.

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Maguindanao “high risk” for local transmission as Covid-19 cases in nearby provinces spike 

COTABATO CITY  – A provincial health official in Maguindanao has raise the alarm bell on the possibility of the spread of novel coronavirus in the provinces as rising cases were noted in adjacent provinces.

“We are at high risk status now for local transmission as Covid-19 cases in our neighboring provinces have risen,” Dr. Elizabeth Samama, Maguindanao health chief, said in a statement.

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BARMM records 67 new Covid-19 cases, 61 of them from Tawi-Tawi

COTABATO CITY  – The Ministry of Health in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Midnanao (MOH-BARMM) reported today that 67 new novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases have been recorded in the region as of Friday.

And the town of Bongao in Tawi-Tawi had the highest single day record of confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with 61. In a bulletin Saturday, MOH-BARMM said with 67 new cases, the region now has a total of 895 confirmed patients.

“The Sept. 18 confirmed cases from Tawi-Tawi is 5 times higher than yesterday,” the MOH-BARMM said of the Tawi-Tawi case.

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NDBC COVID WATCH: 31 recover, 34 new infections

COTABATO CITY - The Department of Health today reported that 31 Covid-19 patients in Region 12 have recovered from the disease, raising the total number of recoveries to 457.

In a bulletin, the DOH said of the 31 recovered patients, 18 were from Cotabato City, seven were from Gen. Santos City, five from South Cotabato, one from North Cotabato.

DOH-12 also reported that 34 new cases have been reported with South Cotabato having 13 new cases.

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Lanao del Sur mayor tests positive for Covid-19

COTABATO CITY — The municipal mayor of Malabang in Lanao del Sur has announced Monday he tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Mayor Mohammad Yahya Macapodi, on his official statement, said he experienced mild symptoms and was advised to undergo a swab test.

"I was contacted and informed that my result came out positive for Covid-19," Macapodi said.

Contact tracing was immediately conducted to contain the virus. "I urge all who had direct contact with me for the past week to undergo a 14-day quarantine," he said.

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NDBC COVID-19 WATCH: 17 new cases, one recovers

COTABATO CITY - Seventeen new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded by the Dept of Health in the Soccsksargen region as of 6 p.m. Sept. 14, 2020.

Of the new cases, eight were from Cotabato City, seven from South Cotabato and one each from North Cotabato and Gen. Santos City.  With that, the region now has a total of 890 confirmed cases with 473 active patients and 398 patients have recovered. 

Only one patient, a 25-year-old male from Cotabato City has recovered from the disease.

In its Sept. 14 bulleting, DOH-12 also clarified that:  

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Lanao Sur prov'l chief exec COVID-19 positive

MARAWI CITY --- Lanao del Sur Gov. Mamintal Adiong, Jr. announced Monday he contracted COVID-19 and is now under quarantine in an isolation facility here.

“I tested positive for coronavirus despite having adapted stringent measures to prevent me from getting infected,” Adiong said.

Adiong immediately proceeded to the isolation facility in Marawi City’s Amai Pakpak Medical Center after learning Sunday night that a prior testing indicated that he is positive to COVID-19.

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NDBC COVID WATCH: Cotabato City's 12-year-old boy defeats virus; Region 12 lists 16 new cases, 13 are from Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - A 12-year-odl boy fromt this city and a 33-year-old female from Gen. Santos City have defeated the virus based on the latest bulletin from the Deparment of Health (DOH-12).

However, 16 new cases were listed Sunday, 13 of whom were from Cotabato City, raising the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the region to 873.

Also listed as COVID-19 positive were one from North Cotabato, one from Sultan Kudarat and one from Gen. Santos City.  

All the new cases in Cotabato City have exposures to confirmed COVID-19 cases.

 

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NDBC COVID WATCH: 44 new cases in Soccsksargen, 8 recoveries

COTABATO CITY - Gen. Santos City continues to list new cases of novel coronavirus disease infections as the Department of Health (DOH-12) list 44 new cases across the region.

Gen. Santos City has 18 cases, Sarangani has 10, Cotabato City (8), South Cotabato (7),  North Cotabato (1), rasing the total confirmed cases to 857. 

Eight patients have recovered to date with six from Gen. Santos City, one in South Cotabato and one in Cotabato City.

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