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BARMM records 163 total active cases of COVID-19 in the region

The Ministry of Health - Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) posted in the Faceboook page that as of September 18, 2020 the total active cases of Corona virus-2019 disease in the Bangsamoro region has reached 163.
The health ministry Covid-19 Regional Case Bulletin reported a 895 total cumulative number of cases in the region.

Two out of the five provinces of the Bangsamoro region reported new cases of which six (6) are from Lanao del Sur and 61 from Tawi-Tawi.

The 61 positive cases in Tawi-Tawi all came from Bongao while in Lanao del Sur, four (4) came from Marawi and one each in from the towns of Saguiaran and Bubong.

Four new deaths were added to the total 33 reported deaths in the region.

The Bangsamoro Inter-Agency Task Force on Covid-19 reported on September 17 that the total confirmed cases in the region was 828. Of this, Lanao del Sur and Marawi City have the highest total number of cases which is 449, while the lowest was Tawi-Tawi with only 11 confirmed cases. 

The task force reported that the Bangsamoro government was able to provide the second wave of relief assistance to a total of 5,530 families from the 12 barangays of Pigcawayan, Cotabato last Thursday.

It continues to remind the public to strictly observe health protocols to be able to control the dreaded corona virus.