13 residents of Cagayan de Oro contract coronavirus

THE Cagayan de Oro City Health Office logged 13 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases over the weekend, all of which are local transmissions.

This brought the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the city to 3,879.

Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said of the 13 new local cases, five are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, one is a local authorized person outside residence (Apor), six are local index cases, and one death.

Of the 3,879 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 422 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 3,457 cases are local transmissions.

According to Nery, the 3,457 local cases consist of 186 persons deprived of liberty (PDL), 1,850 local index cases and 1,419 local cases with link.

Cagayan de Oro has recorded 149 active cases, 55 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city and 94 are outpatients.

The city also registered 13 new coronavirus-positive persons who are now tagged as "recovered," bringing the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 3,546, with a 91.38 percent recovery rate.

Of the figure, 302 are LSIs, 119 are ROFs, and 3,124 are local cases (community: 2,650; Apors: 474).

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is at 185.


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