Saturday, 15 August 2020 09:46

Region 10 marks 847 COVID-19 cases as of Aug 13

Written by CDO COVID19 Response Team

As of August 13 (Thursday), the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Northern Mindanao was at 847.

Out of the total positive cases, 692 came from Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) or Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs).
Positive cases in Cagayan de Oro City alone reached 194 (actual count), wherein 158 came from LSIs/ROFs.
Figures from CDO also indicated 63 people on quarantine, 123 recoveries, and 8 deaths.

The eighth COVID-related death in the city was a 73-year-old woman from Upper Carmen; she died past noon on Tuesday, August 11.

City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya said the woman was also the fourth recorded death in Barangay Carmen.

Records from the Feasibility Analysis of Syndromic Surveillance using Spatio-Temporal Epidemiological Modeler (FASSSTER Philippines) have indicated that the case doubling time for CDO is at 14.41% with 15.38% Critical Care Utilization Rate (CCUR) for the period of July 10-18, 2020.

FASSSTER Philippines is an evidence-based forecast of possible cases and scenarios on the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has placed the entire Region 10 under the Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) status until August 15, 2020.

The MGCQ status is the transition phase between GCQ and New Normal when the following temporary measures are relaxed and become less necessary: (1) limiting movement and transportation, (2) the regulation of operating industries, and (3) the presence of uniformed personnel to enforce community quarantine protocols.

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