CAGAYAN DE ORO

4 new Covid-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro are ROFs/LSIs

CAGAYAN de Oro has recorded four new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases involving two returning overseas Filipino workers (ROFs) and two locally stranded individuals (LSIs) who have tested positive for Sars-CoV-2 on August 4.

This brought the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 169.

City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya said all of the new confirmed Covid-19 cases are staying at the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 166th case is a 29-year-old male ROF from the Middle East and a resident of Barangay Macasandig. He arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on July 21 where he was swabbed and tested negative.

Retuya said the man stayed in a hotel in Pasay City for six to seven days until July 27.

The 29-year-old man arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on July 28. He was swabbed on August 3 and the result came out positive on August 4.

He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity.

The 167th case is a 56-year-old female LSI from Bacoor, Cavite and a resident of Barangay Bulua. She arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on July 29. Retuya said she arrived experiencing coughs and was treated.

At present, her cough has already been cured.

The woman was swabbed on August 3 and the result came out positive on August 4. She has no known comorbidity.

The 168th case is a 22-year-old male LSI from Malate, Manila and a resident of Barangay Carmen. He went through a rapid diagnostic test and the result came out IgG and IgM positive.

He underwent quarantine in a facility in Manila. He went through another rapid diagnostic test on July 18 and the result was negative.

The man arrived in Cagayan de Oro on July 29 and was swabbed on August 3. The result came out positive on August 4.

He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity.

The 169th case is a 30-year-old male ROF from the Middle East and a resident of Barangay Balulang. He arrived in NAIA on July 21 where he was swabbed and tested negative.

Retuya said the man stayed in a hotel in Makati for seven days while waiting for the result of his swab test.

He arrived in Cagayan de Oro on July 28 and was swabbed on August 3. The result came out positive on August 4.

He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity.

At present, Cagayan de Oro has 62 active cases, of which five are outpatients and 57 are ROFs/LSIs.


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