THE City Health Office has noted the continuous increase in the number of new cases in Cagayan de Oro, recording one locally stranded individual (LSI) and 50 local cases.

The recovery rate has also gone down to 87.31 percent after the city recorded 18 Covid-19 recoveries, bringing the total number of those who have recovered from the disease to 4,177.

Of the 4,177 recoveries, 310 were locally stranded individuals (LSIs), 122 were returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs), and 3,745 were local cases (community: 3,182; Apors: 563).

As of 10 p.m. of April 28, 51 residents of the city have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, one of which is a locally stranded individual (LSI), one person deprived of liberty (PDL), 32 are local cases with link, seven are local persons outside residence (Apors), and 10 are local index cases, according to Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery.

The total number of confirmed cases in Cagayan de Oro is now at 4,784.

Of the 4,784 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 437 were under the ROFs/LSIs category and 4,347 cases were local transmissions.

Cagayan de Oro has recorded 393 active cases, 96 of whom were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 294 were outpatients, and three were ROFs/LSIs.

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is at 214.