THE Cagayan de Oro Health Office has logged 24 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, all of which are local transmissions, epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya reported Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
This brought the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the city to 2,246.
Acting City Health Office Dr. Lorraine Nery said of the 24 new local cases, 20 are close contacts of previously confirmed cases and four are local index cases.
Of the 2,246 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 382 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 1,864 cases are local transmissions.
According to Nery, the 1,864 local cases consist of 155 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), 953 local index cases and 756 local cases with link.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 479 active cases, 58 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC), 401 are outpatients and 20 are ROFs/LSIs.
The city also registered 53 new coronavirus-positive persons, who are now tagged as recovered after their repeat swab test results came out negative. This brought the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 1,669.
Of the figure, 262 are LSIs, 99 are ROFs and 1,308 are local cases (community: 1,060; Apors: 248).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 98.