THE City Health Office of Cagayan de Oro has noticed a slight improvement in the number of Covid-positive cases, recording 66 new cases as of 10 p.m. on June 18, 2021.
This brought the total number of coronavirus infections in the city to 9,280.
According to the City Health Office, of the 66 new cases, 24 are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, four are local authorized persons outside residence (Apors), 36 are local index cases, and two are local Apors with link.
Cagayan de Oro's active cases also went down to 1,562 cases, 388 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 1,173 are outpatients, and one ROF/LSI.
The city also registered 120 new coronavirus-positive persons who are now tagged as "recovered." This brought the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 7,302.
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 416.
Meanwhile, the total number of Covid-positive individuals in Cagayan de Oro is now at 681, city epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya reported on Saturday, June 19.
According to Retuya, of the 681 vaccinees, 476 were vaccinated with Sinovac vaccine, 193 were vaccinated with AstraZeneca, five with Sputnik V, five with Pfizer, and two Sinopharm.
Of the 476 Covid-positive Sinovac vaccinees, 347 individuals are experiencing mild symptoms, 111 are asymptomatic, 22 are moderate cases, and two are severe cases.
Among the 193 AstraZeneca vaccinees, 129 individuals have mild symptoms, 49 are asymptomatic, 16 have moderate symptoms, and one is a severe case.