DOH data: Covid-19 incidences in Davao City and Region are increasing
In comparison to other parts of the nation, the DAVAO Region has the second-highest number of Covid-19 cases, with the national total rapidly rising since the beginning of April.
DOH data: Covid-19 incidences in Davao City and Region are increasing
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Based on the Covid-19 Tracker of the Department of Health (DOH) as of April 10, Davao Region has 375 new cases in the last 14 days by date of onset of illness, following the National Capital Region with 1,074 cases.Majority of the cases in Davao Region were recorded in Davao City with 282 cases. This is the highest number of recorded cases in the last 14 days among other cities nationwide, followed by Quezon City, Manila City, Cagayan de Oro City, and Cavite.

Meanwhile, the rest of Davao Region have less than 50 new cases, specifically 30 cases in Davao de Oro, 26 in Davao del Norte, 19 in Davao Oriental, and 12 cases in Davao del Sur.

 

As per the monitoring of OCTA Research Group, Davao del Sur, including Davao City, recorded a seven-day positivity rate of 12.2 percent as of April 8, which is one of the highest among major provinces nationwide.

The said positivity rate is also an increase from the 7.6 percent recorded last April 1.

OCTA fellow Dr. Guido David said they are projecting 100 to 150 new cases on April 11 alone.

As of press time, the regional DOH in Davao has not yet released a statement on the matter. 

 

 

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