THE City Health Office of Cagayan de Oro reported Wednesday, February 24, 10 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, all of which are local transmissions, health officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said.
This brought the total number of confirmed Covid-19 infections in the city to 3,746.
Nery said of the 10 new local cases, three are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, six are local index cases, and one local authorized person outside residence (Apor).
Of the 3,746 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 422 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 3,324 cases are local transmissions.
According to Nery, the 3,324 local cases consist of 186 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), 1,750 local index cases and 1,386 local cases with link.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 268 active cases, 44 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city and 224 outpatients.
The city also registered 29 new coronavirus-positive persons who are now tagged as "recovered." This brought the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 3,300.
Of the figure, 302 are LSIs, 119 are ROFs, and 2,879 are local cases (community: 2,437; Apors: 442).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is at 178.