CAGAYAN DE ORO

Cagayan de Oro registers 34 new Covid-19 cases; 6 recoveries

THIRTY-FOUR residents of Cagayan de Oro have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, one of whom is a locally stranded individual (LSI) and 33 are local cases.

This brought the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 3,051.

Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said 19 of the 33 new local cases are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, one is a local authorized person outside residence (Apor), 12 are local index cases, and one death.

Of the 3,051 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 414 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 2,637 cases are local transmissions.

According to Nery, the 2,637 local cases consist of 182 persons deprived of liberty, 1,345 local index cases, and 1,110 local cases with link.

Cagayan de Oro has recorded 357 active cases, 102 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 242 outpatients, and 13 ROFs/LSIs.

The city also registered six 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 2,539.

Of the figure, 292 are LSIs, 108 are ROFs and 2,139 are local cases (community: 1,806; Apors: 333).

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 155.


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