CORONAVIRUS infections in Cagayan de Oro has reached 8,836 after the city logged 202 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases over the weekend, all of which are local transmissions.
Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said of the 202 new cases, 60 were close contacts of previously confirmed cases, 107 were local index cases, 12 were local authorized persons outside residence (Apors), 16 were Apors with link, one person deprived of liberty (PDL), and six were mortalities.
Of the 8,836 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 442 were under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 8,394 cases were local transmissions.
Cagayan de Oro recorded 1,624 active cases, 377 of whom were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 1,245 were outpatients, and two were ROFs/LSIs.
Cagayan de Oro also registered 133 new coronavirus-positive persons who were tagged as "recovered," bringing the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 6,824.
Of the figure, 315 were LSIs, 124 were ROFs, and 6,385 were local cases (community: 5,373; Apors: 1,012).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 388.