The remaining COVID-19 patient in Mercedes now recovers from the disease that made the municipality COVID-19 free as of September 22, 2022.
Since the pandemic started, the municipality has recorded 190 positive cases and 21 deaths.
Barangay San Roque is documented to be the barangay with the highest number of cases with 35, and Del Rosario with 24.
Meanwhile, barangays Catandunganon and Cayucyucan haven’t recorded any COVID-19 cases.
Majority of the positive cases were from the age group 21-30.
There is also no occupancy of the Mercedes Ligtas COVID Center which has 43 beds for patients.