CAGAYAN DE ORO

20 new Covid-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro

TWENTY local cases, eight 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 30.

This brought the total number of Covid-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro to 782.

The 763rd case is a 55-year-old male resident of Barangay Cugman. He developed fever and had loss of sense of smell on September 23. He was admitted at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) on September 27 where he was swabbed and tested positive.

The man is currently at the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility. The City Health Office identified three household contacts.

The 764th case is a 25-year-old male local Authorized Person Outside Residence (Apor) residing in Barangay Carmen. He is an employee of the Department of Health (DOH) and is currently in the agency's isolation facility.

The man had an onset of flu, cough, colds and fever on September 7. He experienced loss of sense of smell on September 12. On September 13, he attended a gathering and on September 14, he experienced loss of sense of taste.

He was isolated in the DOH isolation area on September 16 where he was swabbed and the result came out positive on September 23.

The 765th case is a 62-year-old female resident of Barangay Canitoan. She had fever and cough on September 5. She went to a private hospital for a checkup and she was transferred to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) on September 26. She was swabbed and the result came out positive on September 27.

The woman is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility. The City Health Office identified four direct contacts.

The 766th case is a 65-year-old male resident of Barangay Camaman-an. He was admitted at the NMMC on September 26 due to kidney failure, hypertension and anorexia. He was swabbed and the result came out positive late afternoon of September 26. However, the man died at 5 p.m. on the same day.

The 767th case is a 50-year-old female local Apor residing in Barangay Indahag. She experienced colds and loss of sense of taste and smell on September 21. Her last day of duty was on September 25.

The woman was swabbed on September 26 and the result came out positive on September 27. She is currently in an isolation area.

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

The 768th case is a 46-year-old male local Apor residing in Barangay Pagatpat. His last day of exposure was on September 13. He had an onset of dry cough.

The man was swabbed on September 26 and the result came out positive on September 27. She is currently in an isolation facility. The City Health Office identified eight direct household contacts of the man.

The 769th case is a 22-year-old female resident of Barangay Macasandig. She is 38 weeks pregnant and is currently at the city isolation area. She went through a rapid diagnostic test in a private hospital and the result came out positive. She was also swabbed and tested positive.

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

The 770th case is a 34-year-old male local Apor residing in Barangay Iponan. He had an onset of dry cough on September 24. He was swabbed on September 28 and the result came out positive on the same day.

The City Health Office identified 11 close contacts of the man.

The 771st case is a 43-year-old female local Apor residing in Barangay Camaman-an. She had an onset of cough. Her last day of duty was on September 24 and was isolated on September 25.

The woman was swabbed on September 28 and the result came out positive on September 29. The City Health Office identified six direct close contacts of the woman.

The 772nd case is a 56-year-old female who was exposed to the 625th case, the 60-year-old man from a gated community in Upper Balulang. She is the wife of the 625th case. Her last day of exposure was on September 22.

The woman was brought to the city isolation unit on September 23. She was swabbed on September 28 and the result came out positive. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

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

The 773rd case is a 32-year-old male who was exposed to the 707th case, the 73-year-old man from a subdivision in Barangay Balulang. He is the son of the 707th case. His last day of exposure was on September 22.

The 32-year-old man was swabbed on September 25 and the result came out positive on September 29. He is asymptomatic and is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

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

The 774th case is a 46-year-old female who was exposed to the 605th and 715th case. Her last day of exposure was on September 20. The 605th case is a 26-year-old man from Barangay Lapasan, and the 715th case is a 25-year-old woman.

The 46-year-old woman had an onset of headache and loss of sense of smell. She was brought to the city isolation unit on September 27. She was swabbed on September 28 and the result came out positive on September 29.

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

The 775th case is a 23-year-old female resident of Barangay Lapasan who was exposed to the 715th case. She is the sister of the 715th case. Her last day of duty was on September 18 and her last day of exposure was on September 20.

The woman had colds on September 23. She was swabbed on September 27 and the result came out positive on September 27. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 776th case is a 22-year-old female who was exposed to the 715th case. She is the sister of the 715th case. She had fever and cough on September 19. She was brought to the city isolation unit on September 27.

The woman was swabbed and the result came out positive on September 29. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 777th case is a 16-year-old male who was exposed to the 715th case. He is the brother of the 715th case. His last day of exposure was on September 20. He experienced symptoms on September 21.

The man was swabbed and the result came out positive on September 28. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 778th case is a four-month-old baby who was exposed to the 715th case. The baby's father is the 605th case.

The baby was swabbed on September 27 and the result came out positive on September 28. The baby is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 779th case is a 21-year-old male who was exposed to his friend, the 605th case. His last day of exposure was on September 20. He was brought to the city isolation unit on September 27.

The man was swabbed and the result came out positive on September 28. He is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The 780th case is a 25-year-old female resident of Barangay Kauswagan. She is a government employee. She had an onset of sore throat on September 16 and experienced loss of sense of smell and taste on September 20.

The woman, according to Retuya, attended a gathering on September 21 with her officemates. She had sinusitis on September 25. She was swabbed and the result came out positive on September 28. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility.

The City Health Office identified one close contact of the woman.

The 781st case is a 31-year-old male local Apor residing in Barangay Bulua. He was swabbed on September 26 and the result came out positive on September 27. The man is asymptomatic and has no known comorbidity.

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

The 782nd case is a 44-year-old female resident of Barangay Puerto. He developed an on and off fever and had shortness of breath, vomiting and diarrhea on September 26. She went to a private hospital for checkup and was referred to another private hospital for isolation.

The woman was swabbed on September 26 and the result came out positive on September 28. She is set to be transferred to the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility. The City Health Office identified three direct contacts of the woman.

Cagayan de Oro has 310 active cases, 28 of whom are admitted at the NMMC, 252 are outpatients, and 30 are ROFs/LSIs.


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