TWENTY-EIGHT residents of Cagayan de Oro, one of whom is a locally stranded individual (LSI), have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 2,274.
Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said 12 of the 27 new local cases are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, four are local authorized persons outside residence (Apors) and 11 are local index cases.
Of the 2,274 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 383 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 1,891 cases are local transmissions.
According to Nery, the 1,891 local cases consist of 155 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), 966 local index cases and 770 local cases with link.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 499 active cases, 58 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center, 420 outpatients, and 21 are ROFs/LSIs.
The city also registered seven 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 1,676.
Of the figure, 262 are LSIs, 99 are ROFs, and 1,315 are local cases (community: 1,067; Apors: 248).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 99.