SEP 4, 2021 9:12 AM PHT
Despite stricter border control imposed by the six governors of Bicol, the Department of Health (DOH) recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the region on Friday, September 3.
DOH Bicol recorded 429 cases in Bicol on Friday, the highest in a single day since March 2020.
Masbate had the highest number of new cases at 132, followed by Camarines Sur, 120; Camarines Norte, 79; Sorsogon, 41; Albay, 35; and Catanduanes, 17.
The region has a total of 25,983 COVID-19 cases based on cumulative data from March 27, 2020 to September 2, 2021, with 20,392 recoveries and 951 deaths.