Butuan’s COVID-19 death toll now 70 as 25 new cases listed

Butuan City remains on top with most number of confirmed COVI-19 cases in the entire Caraga. Courier File Photo

A 62-year-old man died on Wednesday (Feb.3) in Butuan City, five days after being admitted due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Health (DOH) Caraga regional office said.

The man was the city’s 70th COVID-19 fatality.

In a bulletin released Thursday, DOH Caraga said Butuan, the regional and commercial capital of Caraga recorded 25 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, which raised its tally to 2,179.

Last Tuesday, the city logged 37 new COVID-19 cases.

Butuan’s 2,179 cases remained the highest in the entire Caraga, records from the DOH showed.

The city has 1,856 COVID-19 recoveries to date. CLC

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