City Health Office notes rising active cases in Oro

THE City Health Office has noted an increase in the number of active cases in Cagayan de Oro after the city logged 26 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases.

As of 10 p.m. on April 8, the city recorded nine local cases with link, six local authorized persons outside residence (Apors) and 11 local index cases.

This brought the cumulative Covid-19 case count to 4,272.

According to Acting City Health Office Dr. Lorraine Nery, of the 4,272 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 431 were under the returning overseas Filipinos/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 3,841 cases were local transmissions.

The city's active cases, on the other hand, reached 200, 60 of whom were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 135 were outpatients, and five were ROFs/LSIs.

Cagayan de Oro also registered 20 Covid-positive patients who have recovered from the virus, bringing the total recoveries to 3,871, with a 90.65-percent recovery rate.

Of the figure, 303 were LSIs, 121 were ROFs, and 3,447 were local cases (community: 2,921; Apors: 526).

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city was at 201.


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