32 residents in Cagayan de Oro contract Covid-19

THE Cagayan de Oro City Health Office has logged 32 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases over the weekend, bringing the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the city to 2,990.

Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said of the 32 new cases, two are locally stranded individuals (LSIs), six are returning overseas Filipino workers (ROFs), and 24 are local transmissions.

Among the 24 local cases, 12 are close contacts of previously confirmed cases and three are local authorized persons.

Of the 2,990 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 412 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 2,578 cases are local transmissions.

According to Nery, the 2,578 local cases consist of 182 persons deprived of liberty, 1,325 local index cases and 1,071 local cases with link.

Cagayan de Oro has recorded 329 active cases, 92 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 225 outpatients, and 12 are ROFs/LSIs.

The city also registered 10 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 2,509.

Of the figure, 291 are LSIs, 108 are ROFs, and 2,110 are local cases (community: 1,779; Apors: 331).

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is at 152.


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