CAGAYAN DE ORO

178 new Covid-19 cases reported over the weekend

CORONAVIRUS infections in Cagayan de Oro have reached 9,458 after the city logged 178 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases over the weekend, all of which are local transmissions.

The City Health Office said of the 178 new cases, 118 were local index cases, 48 were close contacts of previously confirmed cases, five were local authorized persons outside residence (Apors), four were local Apors with link, and three were mortalities.

The active cases in Cagayan de Oro have gone down to 1,382, 325 of whom were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city and 1,057 were outpatients.

Cagayan de Oro also registered 353 new coronavirus-positive persons who were tagged as "recovered," of which 77 were re-swabbed negative, while 276 were certified recovered.

This brought the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 7,655.

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 421.

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus-positive individuals in Cagayan de Oro has reached 705, according to the report of city epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya on Monday, June 21.

Retuya said of the 705 vaccinees, 491 were vaccinated with Sinovac vaccine, 200 were vaccinated with AstraZeneca, seven with Sputnik V, five with Pfizer, and two Sinopharm.

Of the 491 Covid-positive Sinovac vaccinees, 356 individuals are experiencing mild symptoms, 110 are asymptomatic, 23 have moderate symptoms, and two are severe cases.

Among the 200 AstraZeneca vaccinees, 131 individuals have mild symptoms, 49 are asymptomatic, 19 have moderate symptoms, and one is a severe case.


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