9 Covid-19 patients in Oro test negative

NINE patients who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus have recovered after their repeat swab test results came out negative on Monday, September 28.

This brought the total number of Covid-19 recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 424.

Of the nine new recoveries, three are locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and six are local cases.

Those who have recovered are:

* A 21-year-old male local Authorized Person Outside Residence (Apor), a healthcare worker, residing in Barangay Agsuan;

* A 30-year-old male local Apor, a healthcare worker, residing in Barangay Camaman-an;

* A 31-year-old local Apor, a healthcare worker, residing in Barangay Kauswagan;

* A 27-year-old male local Apor residing in Barangay Puntod;

* A 50-year-old female LSI from Quezon City and a resident of Barangay Balulang;

* A 36-year-old female local Apor, a healthcare worker, residing in Barangay Tablon;

* A 25-year-old male resident of Barangay Carmen;

* A 21-year-old female LSI from Cebu City and a resident of Barangay Iponan;

* A 43-year-old female LSI from Talisay, Cebu and a resident of Barangay Carmen.

Meanwhile, a portion of Zone 2, Barangay Cugman was placed under a two-week localized focused containment after one of its residents tested positive for coronavirus, affecting around 32 families living in the area.

According to Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery, of the 424 recoveries in Cagayan de Oro, 210 are LSIs, 85 are ROFs, and 129 are local cases (community: 86; Apor: 43).

As of September 28, Cagayan de Oro registered a total of 762 confirmed cases. Majority of the cases came from local transmission with 431 cases (56.56 percent) while 331 cases (43.44 percent) are from ROFs/LSIs category.

The city has 306 active cases, 28 of whom are admitted at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center, 243 are outpatients, and 35 are ROFs/LSIs.

The number of Covid-19 deaths is now at 32.


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