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Three areas in the Cordillera among COVID-19 high-risk areas

Three areas in the Cordillera are among the nine areas considered by the OCTA Research Group as high-risk areas of COVID-19.

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According to the OCTA Research, Baguio City; Itogon and Tuba, Benguet are among the nine areas in the country considered high risk areas.
According to the OCTA Research, Baguio City; Itogon and Tuba, Benguet are among the nine areas in the country considered high risk areas.

Three areas in the Cordillera Administrative Region are among the areas considered by OCTA Research as high-risk areas of COVID-19.

According to the OCTA Research, it includes Baguio City; Itogon and Tuba, Benguet among the nine areas in the country considered high risk areas.

The research team explained that this was due to the high number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the said areas in recent days.

As a result, the research team fears that hospitals will be overcrowded, and medical frontliners in such areas will have a hard time due to the high COVID-19 cases.

The research team advised local governments to improve their measures against COVID-19 to prevent the virus from spreading further.

Apart from Baguio City, Tuba and Itogon, Benguet, Makati City is also considered as high-risk areas; Malabon City; Lucena, Quezon; Iloilo City; Catarman, Northern Samar and Pagadian, Zamboanga del Sur.

According to the latest records of the Department of Health - Cordillera (November 3, 2020), the total number of COVID-19 patients in the Cordillera Administrative Region has reached 4,176.



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