ELEVEN residents of Cagayan de Oro have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the city to 3,001, an official said Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said of the 11 new local Covid-19 cases, two are local authorized persons outside residence (Apors) and seven are local index cases.
Of the 3,001 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 412 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 2,589 cases are local transmissions.
According to Nery, the 2,589 local cases consist of 182 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), 1,325 local index cases and 1,071 local cases with link.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 336 active cases, 99 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 225 are outpatients, and 12 are ROFs/LSIs.
The city also registered two 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 2,511.
Of the figure, 291 are LSIs, 108 are ROFs and 2,112 are local cases (community: 1,781; Apors: 331).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is at 154.