TACLOBAN CITY (PNA) – Good news. Eastern Visayas has had 125 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), bringing the region’s cumulative total to 11,126 as of Saturday, January 9.
The number represents 92.98 percent of the region’s 11,966 confirmed cases since March, based on the latest case bulletin of the Department of Health (DOH).
The DOH attributed the region’s high recovery rate to the high percentage of asymptomatic or mild patients, which is 98.7 percent of the total. The rest are severe and critical cases.