CAGAYAN DE ORO

14 more persons test positive for coronavirus in Oro

TWELVE residents, one locally stranded individual (LSI) and one returning overseas Filipino worker (ROF) have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total confirmed Covid-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro to 453.

Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said all of the 12 new local cases are close contacts of previously confirmed Covid-19 patients.

The 440th case is a 30-year-old male ROF from the Middle East and a resident of Barangay 24. He arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on August 29 where he was swabbed.

City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya said the man stayed in a hotel in Manila while waiting for the result.

He arrived in Cagayan de Oro via plane on September 2. He was swabbed on September 8 and the result came out positive on September 11. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity.

The 441st case is a 24-year-old female LSI from Manila and a resident of Barangay Bayabas. She arrived in Cagayan de Oro on September 3 and was swabbed on September 8. The result came out positive on September 11.

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

The 442nd case is a five-year-old female who was exposed to the 364th case, the 83-year-old man from Barangay Cugman. She was swabbed on September 8 and the result came out positive on September 11.

Retuya said the girl, who is the granddaughter of the 364th case, traveled to Libona, Bukidnon.

The 443rd case is a 49-year-old female exposed to the 393rd case, the 38-year-old female local Authorized Person Outside of Residence (Apor) from Barangay Nazareth who is a healthcare worker in a public hospital in Misamis Oriental.

Retuya said the 49-year-old woman's last day of exposure was on September 8. She was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11. She is the house help of the 393rd case.

The 444th case is a 45-year-old female resident of Barangay Nazareth who was the house help of the 393rd case. The woman was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11.

The 445th case is a 29-year-old female sister of the 393rd case. She was swabbed on September 9 and the result came positive on September 11.

The 446th case is a 25-year-old female resident of Barangay Nazareth and the house help of the 393rd case. She was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11.

The 447th case is a 17-year-old male cousin of the 393rd case. He was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11.

The young man is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity.

The 448th case is a seven-year-old son of the 393rd case. He was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11.

The 449th case is a three-year-old son of the 393rd case. He was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11. He has no known comorbidity.

The 450th case is a two-year-old son of the 393rd case. He was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11.

The 451st case is a nine-year-old son of the 393rd case. He was swabbed on September 9 and the result came out positive on September 11.

The 452nd case is a 34-year-old female local Apor residing in Barangay Kauswagan. She is a healthcare worker who was exposed to the 385th case, the 31-year-old healthcare worker in Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) residing in Barangay Kauswagan.

The woman had a fever and on September 8, she developed a sore throat. She is currently staying in the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 453rd case is a 32-year-old female local Apor residing in Barangay Lapasan. She is a healthcare worker who was exposed to the 385th case.

Retuya said the woman was exposed to the 385th case on September 3. She had a fever, coughs and colds. She was swabbed on September 10 and the result came out positive in the evening of the same day.

Cagayan de Oro has 168 active cases, 16 of whom are admitted to the NMMC, 92 are outpatients, and 60 are ROFs/LSIs.


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