Cabaraban: How Vulnerable is Northern Mindanao from Covid-19? (First of 2 parts)
Note: This article was originally published in Sunstar on 30 April 2020. ERIA’s research: Longitudinal Study of Aging and Health in the Philippines was discussed
SINCE the start of its outbreak in the country, the bulk of the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has largely been concentrated in Metro Manila and the greater parts of the Luzon. Of the 7,958 total confirmed cases as of April 28, 2020, 4 p.m. (PST), 7,108 were recorded in these parts, while only 183 occurred in the islands of Mindanao. Of these, 129 (70 percent) are recorded in the Davao Region.
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