Cagayan de Oro records 3 new Covid-19 recoveries

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THREE patients, two returning overseas Filipino workers (ROF) and a locally stranded individual (LSI), have recovered from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Cagayan de Oro City, City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya reported on Monday, July 6.

The three patients, who were staying in the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility (TTMF), are the 29-year-old male ROF; a 53-year-old male ROF and a resident of a gated community in Barangay Lumbia; and a 22-year-old male LSI from Cebu.

This brought the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 14.

The Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) recorded 14 patients who have tested negative of the Sar-CoV-2.

Tested negative were a 39-year-old female from Cagayan de Oro, a 62-year-old male, a 68-year-old male a 58-year-old female. The latter three are all from outside Cagayan de Oro.

According to NMMC medical specialist Dr. Bernard Rocha, all of them were diagnosed with acute respiratory failure secondary to community-acquired pneumonia.

Patients from the ER level who were also negative of the virus were a 51-year-old male, a 66-year-old male, a 75-year-old male, a 66-year-old female, a 24-year-old female, a 62-year-old male, and a 72-year-old female, all of whom are residents of Cagayan de Oro; and a 16-year-old female and a 63-year-old male, both from outside the city.

Last Saturday afternoon, July 4, a 10-year-old male was admitted at the NMMC due to fever due to dengue. Rocha said he has a history of exposure with a Covid-positive patient. However, his swab result came out negative.

Meanwhile, the 59-year-old Covid-positive female from Barangay Canitoan was transferred from the city isolation unit to the NMMC due to complications concerning her comorbidities.

Rocha said the patient already was a diagnosed case of vaginal malignancy or vaginal cancer.

The patient, he added, in a stable condition at present.


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