CAGAYAN DE ORO

17 more Covid-19 cases recorded in Cagayan de Oro

SEVENTEEN new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases were logged in Cagayan de Oro.

Of the 17, 10 are locally stranded individuals (LSIs), three are local cases, three are local Authorized Persons Outside Residence (Apors), and one is a returning overseas Filipino worker (ROF).

This brought the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 390.

City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya said all of the new confirmed positive LSI and ROF cases were immediately brought to the city isolation unit upon arrival in the city.

The 374th case is a 41-year-old male LSI from Taguig and a resident of Barangay Lumbia. He was swabbed in Manila on July 6 and the result was negative. His second swab was taken on August 6.

According to Retuya, the man stayed in Manila from August 6 to 30. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on August 30.

He was swabbed on September 4 and the result came out positive on September 7. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 375th case is a 24-year-old female LSI from Cebu and a resident of Barangay Balulang. She arrived in Cagayan de Oro via sea travel on August 30 and was swabbed on September 4. The result came out positive on September 7.

The woman is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 376th case is a 26-year-old male ROF from Japan and a resident of Barangay Carmen. He arrived in Manila on August 26 where he was swabbed. The result came out negative on August 29.

The man arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on August 30. He was swabbed on September 3 and the result came out positive on September 7. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 377th case is a 36-year-old male LSI from Cebu City and a resident of Barangay Balulang. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via sea travel on August 30.

The man was swabbed on September 4 and the result came out positive on September 7. He is asymptomatic and has uncontrolled hypertension. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 378th case is a 47-year-old male LSI from Cebu City and a resident of Barangay Cugman. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via sea travel on August 30.

The man was swabbed on September 4 and the result came out positive on September 7. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 379th case is a 23-year-old male LSI from Bacolod and a resident of Barangay 26. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via sea travel on August 29.

According to Retuya, the man complained of abdominal pain, colds and diarrhea before he arrived in Cagayan de Oro.

He was swabbed on September 3 and the result came out positive on September 7. He has no known comorbidity and is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 380th case is a 26-year-old male LSI from Taguig and a resident of Barangay Bugo. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on August 29.

The man was swabbed on September 3 and the result came out positive on September 7. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 381st case is a 24-year-old male LSI from Cebu City and a resident of Barangay Tablon. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via sea travel on August 29.

The man was swabbed on September 3 and the result came out positive on September 7. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 382nd case is a 24-year-old male LSI from Antique and a resident of Barangay Bonbon. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via sea travel on August 29.

The man was swabbed on September 3 and the result came out positive on September 7. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 383rd case is a 30-year-old female LSI from Makati and a resident of Barangay Kauswagan. She arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on August 29.

The woman was swabbed on September 4 and the result came out positive on September 7. She is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 384th case is a 22-year-old female LSI from Taguig and a resident of Barangay Kauswagan. She arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on August 29.

The woman was swabbed on September 3 and the result came out positive on September 7. She is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 385th case is a 31-year-old local Apor, a healthcare worker in Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) residing in Barangay Kauswagan.

The healthcare worker had a fever and chills on August 21 and on September 1 he had body malaise. On September 4, he experienced loss of sense of taste and sense of smell.

He was swabbed on September 5 and the result came out positive on September 6. The City Health Office identified one close contact who is now in the city isolation unit.

The 386th case is a 51-year-old female local Apor residing in a gated subdivision in Barangay Camaman-an. She is a healthcare worker in a private hospital and was exposed to the 314th case, the 36-year-old female local Apor residing in Barangay Indahag, who was admitted in the said hospital.

The woman was swabbed on September 5 and the result came out positive on September 7. She is now in an isolation facility in the private hospital. She is asymptomatic.

The 387th case is a 60-year-old male resident of Barangay Balulang. According to Retuya, he is a vegetable vendor in Bulua market.

The man was brought to a private hospital on September 4 after he experienced a fever, cough and vomiting. He was swabbed on September 5 and the result came out positive on September 6.

He was transferred to the NMMC. The City Health Office identified five close contacts of the man.

A portion of Sito Mabasa, Barangay Balulang is placed under localized focused containment. Relief goods will be provided to almost 100 affected families in the area.

The 388th case is a 61-year-old male resident of Barangay Gusa. Retuya said the man is a known cancer patient who showed symptoms on August 27.

On August 28, he had a cough, and on September 4 he was admitted in a private hospital due to difficulty in breathing.

The man was swabbed on September 6 and the result came out positive late evening of the same day.

However, it was in the early morning of September 6 when he died.

The final diagnosis of the man included acute respiratory failure secondary to severe community-acquired pneumonia, acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, and hypertensive cardiovascular disease.

The City Health Office identified three family close contacts of the 61-year-old man, two of whom are his wife and child. According to Retuya, both of them have manifested symptoms of the virus and are scheduled for swabbing.

The 389th case is a 25-year-old male local Apor residing in a gated community in Upper Carmen. He was swabbed in Manila on August 1 and the result was positive. His second swab was taken on August 17 and the result was negative.

The man was in Manila from August 17 to 30. He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on August 31.

Retuya said the 25-year-old man opted to undergo home quarantine. He was swabbed on September 6 in a private testing facility. The result came out positive on September 6. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 390th case is a 24-year-old female resident of a gated community in Barangay Balulang. She had a fever on August 29 and was advised to undergo self-isolation by the company she worked for.

The woman was swabbed on September 4 in a private testing facility and the result came out positive on September 6. She is currently staying in the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

As of September 7, Cagayan de Oro has 126 active cases, five of whom are admitted at the NMMC, 68 are outpatients and 53 are ROFs/LSIs.


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