Taguig records 98.44% COVID-19 recovery rate

Monday, December 7th, 2020. Filed under: News Philippine News

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — The COVID-19 recovery rate in Taguig City has increased to more than 98%, the city government said on Monday.

According to the local government, the COVID-19 recovery rate in the city is already at 98.44%, which is higher than the recovery rate in the entire National Capital Region at 95.19%.

Since March, the number of COVID-19 infections in Taguig City has reached 9,749. Of that number, 9,597 have recovered from the disease while 45 are still active.

On the other hand, a total of 107 city residents have died due to COVID-19.  

Mayor Lino Cayetano said the city’s active cases were among the lowest number of active cases in Metro Manila aside from Malabon and Pateros, which both have 34 active cases.

Cayetano said Taguig City’s fatality rate was at 1.10%.

The mayor attributed the latest figures on the bayanihan spirit in the city amid the pandemic. He called on residents to continue observing the minimum health standards set by the national government.

“We can fight COVID-19 with the proper protocols, proper enforcement, and public cooperation. Let us continue to help each other to ensure our city remains safe,” Cayetano said.

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