CAGAYAN de Oro recorded a drop in new local coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases while the number of recoveries continues to rise, the City Health Office reported Friday, December 4, 2020.
As of 10 p.m. December 3, the city logged 11 new Covid-19 cases, one of whom is a returning overseas Filipino worker (ROF) and 10 are local transmissions.
This brought the total number of coronavirus-infected residents in the city to 2,411.
Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said five of the 10 new local cases are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, one is a local authorized person outside residence (Apor) and three are local index cases.
Of the 2,411 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 390 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 2,021 cases are local transmissions.
According to Nery, the 2,021 local cases consist of 155 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), 1,030 local index cases and 836 local cases with link.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 438 active cases, 65 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 363 outpatients, and 10 ROFs/LSIs.
The city also registered 25 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 1,867.
Of the figure, 278 are LSIs, 101 are ROFs and 1,488 are local cases (community: 1,224; Apors: 264).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 106.