Recoveries from COVID-19 in Davao region surpass 1,000-mark

Published August 11, 2020, 9:51 AM

by Zea Capistrano

DAVAO CITY – The Department of Health in Davao Region (DOH-11) disclosed that over 1,000 individuals who were infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have successfully recovered from the disease.

Based on the Regional Situation Update on COVID-19 in Davao Region as of 5 p.m., Monday, August 10, there were 18 more recoveries reported, bringing the total number of reported recoveries to 1,009.

Davao region currently has a total of 1,568 number of COVID-19 cases, 504 of these were still active. The COVID-19-related deaths reported in the Davao region is currently at 55.

The DOH Davao Center for Health Development said that, among the latest recoveries, seven were from Davao Occidental, six from Davao City, four from Davao Oriental, and one from Davao del Sur.

The DOH has yet to release the profiles of the latest recoveries. 

On Sunday, August 9, 23 recoveries were reported. The youngest was a one-year-old girl from R. Castillo, Agdao in Davao City, while the oldest was a 67-year-old woman from the Bunawan district here.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, August 8, 38 recoveries were reported. The youngest was a one-year-old boy from Catalunan Grande in Davao City and the oldest was a 61-year-old woman from Barangay 23-C here.

The number of new cases reported on Monday was 34. The DOH said 32 of these are from Davao City and one case each was recorded in Davao del Sur and Davao de Oro. 

“Of these new cases, one is a Locally Stranded Individual (LSI), two are Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF), two are for further verification, while 31 are local cases,” the DOH added.