THE number of active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Cagayan de Oro has reached 1,619.
As of 10 p.m. Monday, June 14, the City Health Office recorded 68 new cases, 26 of which are local cases with link, four are local authorized persons outside residence (Apors), 33 are local index cases, and five deaths.
This brought the cumulative Covid-19 case count to 8,904.
According to Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery, of the 8,904 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 442 were under the returning overseas Filipinos/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 8,462 cases were local transmissions.
The city's active cases, on the other hand, were composed of 381 who were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 1,236 outpatients, and two ROFs/LSIs.
Cagayan de Oro also registered 67 Covid-19 patients who have recovered from the disease, bringing the total recoveries to 6,892, with a 77.40 percent recovery rate.
Of the figure, 315 were LSIs, 124 were ROFs, and 6,453 were local cases (community: 5,434; Apors: 1,019).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 393.