Agusan Sur logs 7 new Covid-19 infections

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Agusan del Sur province recorded seven new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases from May 1 to May 5, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported Friday.

“Four of the new infections were recorded in the town of Talacogon, two in Bayugan City, and one in Sta. Josefa,” PHO-Agusan Sur said.

As of Friday, it said the province has 10 remaining active Covid-19 cases with a cumulative number of infections at 16,158 since the pandemic broke out two years ago.

PHO-Agusan Sur said the remaining 10 cases represent 0.06 percent of the total number of infections while the total number of confirmed cases is only 2.13 percent of the province’s entire population.

The total Covid-19 recoveries in Agusan del Sur currently stand at 15,716 and the number of deaths at 432. The number of recoveries represents 97.26 percent of the total number of confirmed cases while death is 2.67 percent.

As of Friday, PHO-Agusan Sur said that a total of 80,665 individuals in the province have already been tested for Covid-19, with 20.03 having been found positive.

It said the top five areas in the province with the most numbers of Covid-19 infections include San Francisco with 2,889, Prosperidad (2,478), Bayugan City (2,215), Rosario (1,245), and Esperanza (1,183).

Source: Philippines News Agency

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