By Rey Anthony Chiu | 09:19 PM December 03, 2021
The decreasing trend of local deaths by coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continues as the month of November ended with 22 viral disease related deaths.
The deaths this month however is 76.59% lesser than the Covid related death tracked in the month of October of this year.
In October, at the end of the month, Bohol recorded 94 deaths, with some 240,430 fully vaccinated Boholanos already seeing the notable decrease in the Covid numbers.
The October deaths too, were a huge heave of relief compared to the 177 deaths recorded in September 2021.
The deaths in October were already 46.8% lesser that the deaths marked in September, notably the grimmest month for Bohol’s Covid history.
In September of this year, Covid posed a serious threat to Boholanos with a recovery from the disease at 84% of every 100 Covid active cases.
The recovery rate crawled a few notches in October at 95%, according to the daily Covid tracker shared by the Bohol Inter Agency Task Force Strategic Communications (BIATF StratCom) Cluster.
By the end of November, the Covid recovery rate climbed some more at 97%, or 97 of every 100 cases can quickly recover.
By the end of November too, Bohol’s fully vaccinated has reached the critical milestone at 33% with 329,411 Boholanos getting their second doses of the anti-Covid vaccines.
The biggest news however is the number of new active Covid cases as detected from the test results in Bohol’s two molecular laboratories.
Since October 4, or in straight two months, new Covid cases based on the test results from Bohol’s testing centers showed numbers in double digits, a clear indication of the dwindling number of cases in Bohol.
While the highest detected new Covid cases happened in September 22 with 317 cases, the lowest new case detection so far is in November 16 with just 4 new cases.
In Bohol, local health authorities ascribe the massive decrease in the Covid death toll to the growing number of vaccinated individuals.
As December enters, Boholanos are seeing better times, but local officials continue to remind people to remain vigilant, keep to the minimum public health and safety protocols and be rady for another threat, that of the omicron variant. (rahc/PIA-7/Bohol)