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HEALTH

Kidapawan LSI dies inside isolation facility

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A Locally Stranded Individual (LSI) has died while under observation at an isolation facility in one of the barangays here before dawn on Tuesday, a village official said.

Chairperson Bernabe Año of Barangay Meohao said the male LSI arrived at their village on Friday last week after being confined in one of the hospitals in Tagum City.

It was not clear how health frontliners discovered that the patient has died or what were the available and actual circumstances surrounding his death. 

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NDBC COVID WATCH: BARMM records lowest single day infection

COTABATO CITY - The Minsitry of Health in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao on Monday reported only one case of novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infection as of Monday, its lowest sigle day record since March 18.

With one new case reported, BARMM now has a total of 1,590, still the country's lowest at regional level.

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NDBC COVID 19 WATCH: 95 patients recover in BARMM

COTABATO CITY - The Ministry of Health in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-BARMM) today reported a singel day record of number of patients to have survived the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

In a bulletin, Dr. Amirel Usman, BARMM acting health minister, said 95 patients have been healed as of Saturday, Oct. 25, raising the total number of recovered patients to  1,142.

Also on Saturday, 11 new infections were recorded in the region, nine of whom were from Maguindanao and two in Sulu.   

 

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NDBC COVID WATCH: 26 new cases recorded in BARMM

COTABATO CITY - The Ministry of Health in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-BARMM) today reported 26 new novel coronavirus disease infections in the region, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 1,564, still the lowest among regions in the country.

 

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BARMM ranks lowest for Covid-19 cases in PH

COTABATO CITY — Months after the first case of Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) in the Philippines was reported, the Bangsamoro region remains to have the lowest number of cases in the country.

Health Minister Amirel Usman said during the Salig Bangsamoro, a virtual media forum with BARMM officials on Thursday, Oct. 22, that the region has a “comparably low number of cases compared to other regions.”

The Bangsamoro Inter Agency Task Force (BIATF) has recorded Thursday, Oct. 22, a total of 1,538 cases in the region. 443 of which are active cases.

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Contrary to rumors, Bishop Bagaforo, priest negative to COVID-19

KIDAPAWAN CITY --- The bishop of North Cotabato province and another priest immediately under him rumored to have contracted COVID-19 both tested negative for the disease. 

Physician Philbert Malaluan, a member of the North Cotabato Sangguniang Panglalawigan and head of the provincial anti- COVID-19 command center, told reporters Friday Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo and Fr. Charles Allan Nemenzo were not infected with coronavirus as tested separately.

Nemenzo, is a diocesan priest like Bagaforo, is chancellor of the Seminary of the Diocese of Kidapawan. 

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BARMM Health Ministry steps up fight against measles, rubella, polio, Covid-19

COTABATO CITY—Health officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are strengthening its effort to prevent possible outbreak of measles-rubella, including polio, in the region, and to encourage Moro people to take an active role in the fight against Covid-19.

BARMM’s Ministry of Health (MOH) announced in a press conference Wednesday, Oct. 21 that it will start its supplemental immunization against measles-rubella and polio across the region on October 26.

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NDBC COVID WATCH: 42 patients recover in Soccsksargen, 45 new infections recorded

COTABATO CITY  – Two residents of North Cotabato and Cotabato City have died due to novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as of yesterday, raising the death toll on Covid-related disease to 64 in Region 12, the Department of Health reported Tuesday.

One of the fatalities was an 82-year-old female from Cotabato City.  She was the region’s 2,183rd confirmed Covid-19 case.  Her cause of death was “acute respiratory distress syndrome, COVID-19 confirmed.”

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NDBC COVID WATCH: 19 patients recover, 32 new infections in Region 12; in BARMM, 21 new cases reported

COTABATO CITY – NINETEEN more Covid-19 patinets in Region 12 have recovered as of last night, the Department of Health in the Soccsksargen region said.

To date, the total number of patients who survived the disease rose to 1,462.

Of the number of recovered patients, 10 are from North Cotabato, nine in Sultan Kudarat, four in Gen. Santos and one each in Cotabato City and South Cotabato.

On the other hand, DOH-12 also recorded 32 new cases of infections, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the region to 2,144.

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Catholic priest in North Cotabato tests positive of COVID

KIDAPAWAN CITY  – About 30 diocesan priests in Cotabato province will undergo isolation starting today after one of them have tested positive of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo, bishop of the Diocese of Kidapawan, said Fr. Jonel Peroy, a member of the Diocese Clery of Kidapawan (DCK) and assigned as parish priest of Sto Nino de Fraga parish in Matalam, Cotabato province was tested positive of COVID-19.

“He is on stable condition and is isolated,” Bishop Bagaforo said in radio interview in Kidapawan City.

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