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COVID-19 count in Butuan hits 11K with 82 new cases

An increase of 82 cases reported Wednesday pushed the total number of confirmed infections in Butuan City, the regional capital, to 11,056. Courier File Photo

The total number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Butuan has gone past the 11,000-mark as the Health Department reported 82 new cases in the city on Wednesday, (Sept. 29).

According to the Butuan Public Information Office, said there are 11,056 COVID-19 cases In the city since the pandemic broke out last year.

The number of recoveries in Butuan, on the other hand, has already reached 9,342 as it recorded 106 more on Wednesday.

Butuan, the regional capital, currently has 1,405 active cases.

However, another patient succumbed to COVID-19, pushing the city’s death toll to 309 .

Butuan City local officials appealed to residents to seriously heed the warnings of the government by following all the health protocols to help minimize the city’s COVID-19 cases. CLC

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