Davao City is now classified as “low risk” LGU for Covid-19 based on the February 19 Risk Assessment Data showing “low” two-week growth rate at -84.72 and “medium” Average Daily Attack Rate (ADAR).
The Covid-19 Risk Assessment Map as of February 19 reference also showed that the city does not have any critical risk barangay, but has one high-risk barangay which is Barangay Cadalian with a “medium” two-week growth rate, and “high” ADAR.
Also listed are 24 moderate risk barangays located in Poblacion, Talomo, Agdao, and Tugbok Districts. There are also two moderate risk barangays close to High-Risk Barangays namely: Carmen and Tawan-tawan.
Davao City Covid-19 Task Force Spokesperson Dr. Michelle Schlosser, in an interview with Byaheng DO30, said that even with the lowering number of cases which can lead to much lesser restrictions, Dabawenyos must be wary and must observe the minimum public health standards and avail of the free anti-Covid vaccines.
“Kung gusto nato magpabilin sa alert level 2 and matagamtaman nato ang Alert level 1, we have to be very responsible. We have to always make sure to follow the minimum public health standards because it is our way of mitigating the risk of infection (If we want to be retained under Alert Level 2 and reach Alert Level 1, we have to be very responsible. We have to follow the minimum public health standards because it is our way of mitigating the risk of infection),” she said.
She asked for the cooperation of the public to avail of the vaccines and get a booster dose for their protection.
As of February 18, 2022, the city was able to administer 200,874 booster doses which cover the 15.76 percent of fully immunized individuals. CIO