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HEALTH

Quarantine of 64 workers stifle hospital operation

COTABATO CITY --- Central Mindanao’s largest government hospital shall only attend to life threatening emergency cases meantime that 64 of its employees are under observation for COVID-19 infection.

Four patients who hid from the management of the Cotabato Regional Medical Center their respective travel history eventually tested positive to coronavirus, after prolonged contacts with so many CRMC personnel, among them nurses, physicians and other health support providers.

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CRMC employees under quarantine too

COTABATO CITY --- No fewer than 50 employees in central Mindanao’s largest hospital -- the Cotabato Regional Medical Center (CRMC) -- are under observation on suspicions they have contracted the COVID-19 disease.

Dr. Helen Yambao, CRMC chief, told DXMS Radyo Bida that those they have initially suspected of having been infected with coronavirus are in the nursing service.

No fewer than 30 CRMC employees have reportedly been tested for coronavirus infection but individual results are not out yet.

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DOH-12: 18 new COVID-19 cases in Soccsksargen

KORONADAL CITY - Eighteen more residents of Region 12 have been tested positive to novel coronavirus as of Monday night, July 20, raising the total COVID-19 positive patients in the region to 178, health officials said.

Two patients, one from North Cotabato and another from Sarangani, have recovered from the disease.

Nine of the patients were from Sarangani, six from North Cotabato, two from South Cotabato and one from Cotabato City.

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MOH-BARMM, partners kicks off anti-polio drive

The BARMM’s Ministry of Health (MOH) led on Monday, July 20, the kick-off ceremony of the Department of Health’s (DOH) synchronized polio vaccination campaign dubbed ‘Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio’.

The campaign targets to stop the poliovirus outbreak in the country, after 19 years of being polio-free, by immunizing children against the virus.

Health Minister Dr. Saffrullah M. Dipatuan said it is time to bring back the halted pace of DOH-National Immunization program after it was suspended on March 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic.

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IPHO-Maguindanao holds kick-off ceremonies for “Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio” in Datu Odin town

COTABATO CITY  – Local executives and health officials of Maguindanao, led by Gov. Bai Mariam Mangudadatu today launched the final round of Sabayang Patak Kotra Polio in Datu Odin Sinsuat town to kick-start the 14-day long anti-polio vaccination.

Dr. Elizabeth Samama, Maguindanao health chief and head of Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) and Mayor Cheryl Sinsuat of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, also joined Mangudadatu in the kick off ceremonies at the town’s covered court Monday morning.

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Total COVID-19 patients in Region 12 hits 155 as 6 new cases were recorded

COTABATO CITY - Six more patients have been tested positive to coronavirus in the Soccsksargen region, raising the total number of COVID-19 to 155, the Department of Health in Region 12 said.

Of the six new cases, two are from Sarangani, two from Sultan Kudarat, one from North Cotabato and one from Cotabato City.

All, except the patient from North Cotabato, have traveled history to Manila.

 

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2 new COVID-19 cases in Region 12

COTABATO CITY - The Department of Health in the Soccsksargen Region today said two new coronavirus cases were added to the list of COVID-19 patients, raising the total cases to 149 across the region.

They are both from North Cotabato and have traveled to Manila. 

 

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DOH-12 records 22 new Covid 19 cases, 56 recoveries

NAITALA KAHAPON NG Dept of Health Soccsksargen region ang highest single-day record ng Covid-19 positive.

Naitala ang 22 bagong kaso ng coroanvirus sa rehiyon at lima rito ay mula North Cotabato, 10 ang Sarangani, tatlo sa Gen. Santos City, 2 sa South Cotabato at 2 sa Sultan Kudarat.

Lahat sila pawang mga Locally Stranded Individual, ayon sa DOH, at nasa stable condition at mula sa Metro Manila at Luzon.

Dahil dito, abot na sa 147 ang positive cases sa Region 12 habang 65 naman ang naka-recover.

Anim naman ang naka-recover, ayon sa DOH.

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Residents worried over burial of COVID-19 fatality in Matalam

NORTH COTABATO --- Residents of Matalam town are restive for days now, agitated by the clandestine burial in the area of a COVID-19 fatality that their local government unit did not even know.

It was only last Monday that Local officials learned of the improper burial on July 14 in Taculen area in Matalam, North Cotabato of a 45-year-old male, who reportedly died in a hospital in Davao City two days before due to coronavirus infection.

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3 new COVID-19 cases in Region 12; 3 new recoveries too

COTAABTO CITY - Tatlo katao ang nadagdag sa bilang ng mga COVID-19 patients sa Soccsksargen region ngayong araw batay sa situation report ng DOH-12.

Sa tatlong bagong kaso, dalawa mula North Cotabato at isa mula Sultan Kudarat, lahat mga Locally Stranded Individual na may travel history sa Maynila.

Dahil dito, abot na sa 125 ang kabu-uang bilang ng mga taong merong coronavirus sa rehiyon. Sa bilang na ito, 59 na ang naka-recover, kabilang ang tatlo na taga Sultan Kudarat.

 

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