Bohol logs 83.64% COVID-19 recovery rate 

CORTES, Bohol, May 15 (PIA) -- Since March 16, 2020 to date, a total of 3,327 Boholanos have contracted COVID-19, according to reports from the Bohol Inter Agency task Force (BIATF) on the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease.

Of the total, 2,783 have recovered from the viral disease, putting the recovery rate at 83.64 percent, the same reports showed.

In a year and two months, 45 people died, with an average rate of 3.21 deaths in a month, based on the COVID-19 Daily Monitoring Report dated May 14, 2021.

From May 7 to May 15, the report showed four deaths, two of which happened in one day (May 12). 

That same week, too, showed a decreasing trend of active cases. 

Form 764 cases on May 7, the number of active cases showed a decrease, with the recent active cases on May 14 only at 499.

The week showed a daily decrease rate of 37 cases on the average based on the 764 and 499 figures provided by the BIATF.

Although the week also showed still a bigger figure for those who contracted the disease but they remain asymptomatic, while the number of individuals who were infected and showed symptoms increased to 40 percent.

Of the 40 percent, less than one percent of these patients are manifesting severe symptoms, while the rest have shown moderate or mild symptoms. 

Nearly 60 percent of those who are infected with the virus do not show any symptoms.  (rahc/PIA-7/Bohol)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (

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