At least 37 persons in Caraga region have recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
As of Oct. 23, the Department of Health (DOH) in Caraga has recorded 1,599 recoveries in the region.
It also reported 76 new cases, bringing the total number of infected persons to 2,477, with 755 active cases.
In a bulletin released Friday, DOH Caraga said the positive cases were broken down as follows: Butuan City – 33, Cabadbaran City – 10, Bislig City – 6, Surigao City – 5, Surigao del Norte province – 10, Agusan del Sur – 9, Surigao del Sur – 2, and Agusan del Norte – 1.
Meanwhile, the region’s COVID-19 death toll also rose to 103 after two new fatalities were logged.
The fatalities that were recorded on Tuesday and Wednesday were from Tandag, the capital city of Surigao del Sur and Lingig town. CLC