CAGAYAN DE ORO

16 new Covid-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro

SIXTEEN local cases, 10 of whom are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, have tested positive for Sars-CoV-2, which causes the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya reported Wednesday, September 23.

This brought the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the city to 614.

The 599th case is an 83-year-old male resident of Barangay Lapasan. He had an onset of fever and cough from September 13 to 18. He was admitted in a private hospital on September 19 where he was swabbed. The result came out positive on September 22.

The City Health Office identified six household contacts.

The 600th case is a 20-year-old female resident of a gated community in Upper Balulang. She was exposed to her grandmother, the 572nd case, the 76-year-old woman from the same residence. Her last day of exposure was on September 13.

The 20-year-old woman stayed and was swabbed in Bukidnon on September 19 after she developed colds and fever on September 15. The result came out positive on September 22.

She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 601st case is a 49-year-old male who was exposed to the 572nd case. He worked as the family driver of the 572nd case. He was swabbed in Bukidnon on September 19 and the result came out positive on September 22.

He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 602nd case is a 49-year-old male who was exposed to the 572nd case. He is the son of the 572nd case. He was swabbed in Bukidnon on September 19 and the result came out positive on September 22.

He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 603rd case is a 36-year-old male local Authorized Person Outside Residence (Apor) residing in Barangay Nazareth. He is a healthcare worker who was exposed to the 393rd case, the 38-year-old woman healthcare worker in a public hospital in Misamis Oriental and a resident of the same barangay.

The 36-year-old male is the husband of the 393rd case. According to Retuya, the man is a healthcare worker in Lanao del Sur. He was swabbed on September 18 and the result came out positive on September 21.

He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 604th case is a 67-year-old male resident of a gated subdivision in Upper Carmen. He had joint pains and fever on September 19 and was brought to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC).

The man was swabbed on September 21 and the result came out positive on September 22. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The City Health Office identified two household contacts of the man.

The 605th case is a 26-year-old male resident of Barangay Lapasan. He experienced fever and body weakness on September 16 and was brought to the NMMC on September 19.

The man was swabbed on September 20 and the result came out positive on September 22. He is currently at the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility. The City Health Office identified 11 close contacts of the man.

The 606th case is a 71-year-old male resident of Barangay Carmen. He had an onset of symptoms due to fracture and was admitted at the JR Borja General Hospital. He developed shortness of breath on September 21.

The man was swabbed on September 21 and the result came out positive on September 22. However, he died on September 21 while he was still at the aforementioned hospital. His remains were cremated around 6 p.m. of the same day.

The City Health Office identified three direct contacts of the man.

The 607th case is a 57-year-old male resident of Barangay Patag. He was admitted at the JR Borja General Hospital due to shortness of breathing. He died on September 21 and his remains were cremated on the same day.

The 608th case is a 59-year-old male resident of a gated subdivision in Barangay Gusa. He was exposed to his wife, the 568th case, the 59-year-old woman residing in the said barangay.

The man had an onset of cough on September 11. He was admitted in a private hospital where he was swabbed and tested positive. He is set to be transferred to the NMMC.

The 609th case is a 34-year-old male resident of Barangay Bayabas. He had a fever on September 10 and developed shortness of breath on September 16. He was admitted in a private hospital on September 20 where he was swabbed. The result came out positive on September 22.

The City Health Office identified two direct contacts of the man.

The 610th case is a 72-year-old female local Apor residing in Barangay Nazareth. According to Retuya, the woman is a retired healthcare worker. She was exposed to her husband, the 457th case, the 69-year-old businessman from the same barangay.

The woman was swabbed on September 20 and the result came out positive on September 21. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 611th case is a 39-year-old male resident of Barangay 17 who was exposed to his father, the 517th case, the 74-year-old man from the same barangay.

The 39-year-old man was swabbed on September 20 and the result came out positive on September 22. He is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity.

The 612th case is a 70-year-old female resident of Barangay 17 who was exposed to her husband, the 517th case. She was swabbed on September 20 and the result came out positive on September 22.

The City Health Office identified two close contacts of the woman.

The 613th case is a 41-year-old female resident of Barangay 17 who was exposed to her father, the 517th case. Her last day of exposure was on September 15.

The woman was swabbed on September 20 and the result came out positive on September 22. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 614th case is a 19-year-old female resident of Barangay Macabalan. She was exposed to her mother, the 432nd case, the 50-year-old woman healthcare worker from the same barangay.

The young lady's last day of exposure was on September 13. She was swabbed and tested positive. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

Cagayan de Oro City has recorded 222 active cases, 18 of whom are admitted at the NMMC, 174 are outpatients and 30 are ROFs/LSIs.


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