13 Kagay-anons contract coronavirus

THE Cagayan de Oro City Health Office on Saturday, January 16, 2021, reported 13 city residents, one of whom is a locally stranded individual (LSI) and 12 are local transmissions, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

This brought the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 3,082.

Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said three of the 12 new local cases are authorized persons outside residence (Apors), seven are local index cases and two deaths.

Of the 3,082 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 417 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 2,665 cases are local transmissions.

According to Nery, the 2,665 local cases consist of 182 persons deprived of liberty, 1,363 local index cases and 1,122 local cases with link.

Cagayan de Oro has recorded 337 active cases, 99 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 225 outpatients, and 13 are ROFs/LSIs.

The city also registered 14 new coronavirus-positive persons who are now tagged as "recovered," bringing the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 2,586.

Of the figure, 294 are LSIs, 109 are ROFs, and 2,183 are local cases (community: 1,838; Apors: 345).

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 159.


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