The University of the Philippines OCTA Research Team has identified two provinces in Northern Mindanao – Misamis Oriental and Lanao del Norte, as among the coronavirus hotspots in Mindanao due to the continued rise of Covid-19 cases.
The hotspots in Mindanao are as follows:
- Lanao del Norte
- Lanao del Sur
- Agusan del Norte
- Misamis Oriental
- South Cotabato
UP-OCTA is an independent and interdisciplinary research group composed most of UP faculty members and alumni.