NINE residents tested positive for Sars-CoV-2, bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Cagayan de Oro to 2,958.
Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said five of the nine new local cases are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, three are local authorized persons outside residence (Apors) and one is a local index case.
Of the 2,958 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 404 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 2,554 cases are local transmissions.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 310 active cases, 94 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 212 outpatients, and four are ROFs/LSIs.
The city also registered three 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 2,499.
Of the figure, 291 are LSIs, 108 are ROFs, and 2,100 are local cases (community: 1,769; Apors: 331).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 149.