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DOH reports 299 new COVID-19 cases in Bicol

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The Department of Health has logged 299 new COVID-19 infections in Bicol, bringin the total caseload in the region to 43,115.

Active cases as of October 20 are now at 12,656 or about 29% of the total cases.

The distribution of newly reported cases is as follows:

ALBAY: 89 (29.77%)
21 – Camalig
13 – Daraga
13 – Legazpi City
10 – Tabaco City
9 – Ligao City
6 – Guinobatan
5 – Malinao
3 – Polangui
3 – Santo Domingo
2 – Oas
2 – Rapu-Rapu
1 – Malilipot
1 – Tiwi
CAM NORTE: 10 (3.34%)
4 – Paracale
3 – Daet
2 – Talisay
1 – Basud
CAM SUR: 110 (36.79%)
39 – Naga City
20 – Magarao
12 – Sagñay
8 – Iriga City
4 – Camaligan
4 – Pili
3 – Bula
3 – Milaor
2 – Baao
2 – Libmanan
2 – Ragay
2 – San Fernando
1 – Balatan
1 – Bato
1 – Buhi
1 – Calabanga
1 – Canaman
1 – Nabua
1 – San Jose
1 – Sipocot
1 – Siruma
CATANDUANES: 43 (14.38%)
9 – San Andres
8 – Virac
7 – Caramoran
6 – Bato
3 – Gigmoto
3 – Pandan
2 – Bagamanoc
2 – San Miguel
2 – Viga
1 – Baras
MASBATE: 7 (2.34%)
5 – Claveria
1 – Cataingan
1 – Uson
SORSOGON: 39 (13.04%)
11 – Sorsogon City
5 – Gubat
5 – Pilar
4 – Casiguran
3 – Castilla
2 – Barcelona
2 – Irosin
2 – Juban
2 – Santa Magdalena
1 – Bulan
1 – Bulusan
1 – Prieto Diaz
OTHERS: 1 (0.33%)
1 – Cabuyao City, Laguna

The DOH said the details of newly reported cases are forwarded to concerned Provincial/City/Hospital Epidemiology and Surveillance Units (ESUs) and LGUs.

The DOH also logged 228 recoveries to push the total to 29,125.

Eleven more patients died due to the disease, pushing the death toll to 1,334.

“The fight against COVID-19 rests primarily in each individual action. Everyone should take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and others from contracting the virus,” the DOH said.