COVID-19 spread slowing down in Bataan, Aklan, Agusan del Sur – foundation

MANILA, Philippines — Coronavirus transmissions have slowed down in Bataan, Aklan, and Agusan del Sur, according to the Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF), which has been helping those three provinces establish their own COVID-19 response system.

In a statement issued on Monday, ZFF attributed the decline in those provinces to “an integrated COVID-19 response with increased testing capacity, enhanced hospital and isolation facilities, and improved contact tracing.”

According to the statement, the effective reproduction number of COVID-19 — or Rt — in the three provinces in the first week of November was below the threshold level, which is set at 1.

The foundation pointed out …

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