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DOH logs 208 new COVID-19 cases in Bicol

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The Department of Health reported 208 new COVID-19 infections in Bicol, to push the region’s total caseload to 40,420.

Active cases as of October 9 are now at 13,642, representing 33.75% of the total cases.

The distribution of newly reported cases is as follows:

ALBAY: 33 (15.87%)
6 – Legazpi City
6 – Ligao City
4 – Daraga
3 – Camalig
3 – Tabaco City
2 – Bacacay
2 – Guinobatan
2 – Malilipot
2 – Polangui
1 – Libon
1 – Oas
1 – Tiwi

CAM NORTE: 15 (7.21%)
4 – Basud
3 – Daet
3 – Vinzons
2 – Labo
1 – Jose Panganiban
1 – Mercedes
1 – San Vicente

CAM SUR: 77 (37.02%)
30 – Naga City
4 – Baao
4 – Buhi
4 – Nabua
4 – Tinambac
3 – Bato
3 – Iriga City
3 – Magarao
3 – Milaor
2 – Calabanga
2 – Canaman
2 – Caramoan
2 – Goa
2 – Pili
1 – Bombon
1 – Bula
1 – Lagonoy
1 – Libmanan
1 – Pasacao
1 – Tigaon
1 – Sagñay
1 – San Fernando
1 – Sipocot

CATANDUANES: 54 (25.96%)
19 – Virac
14 – Caramoran
5 – Bato
4 – Bagamanoc
4 – San Miguel
3 – San Andres
2 – Pandan
1 – Baras
1 – Panganiban
1 – Viga

MASBATE: 12 (5.77%)
4 – Mandaon
4 – Milagros
2 – Esperanza
1 – Cataingan
1 – Masbate City

SORSOGON: 17 (8.17%)
4 – Sorsogon City
3 – Irosin
3 – Pilar
2 – Gubat
1 – Barcelona
1 – Bulan
1 – Casiguran
1 – Matnog
1 – Prieto Diaz

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

It added that releasing of personal information of patients is governed by the provisions of the Data Privacy Act (R.A. 10173).

The DOH also logged 171 new recoveries, to push the total 25,591.

Meanwhile, seven more patients succumbed to the dreaded disease to push the COVID-19 death toll in Bicol to 1,187.

“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.