THE City Health Office of Cagayan de Oro has noted a rise in the number of new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and active infections.
The number of active Covid-19 cases in the city has risen to 1,424.
As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, the City Health Office recorded 83 new cases, 51 of which are local index cases, 23 are local cases with link, six are local authorized persons outside residence (Apor), one is an Apor with link, and two mortalities.
This brought the cumulative Covid-19 case count to 12,052.
The city's active cases, on the other hand, were composed of 460 who were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, and 964 were outpatients.
Cagayan de Oro also registered 84 Covid-19 patients who have recovered from the disease, bringing the total recoveries to 10,093.
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 535.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccinated confirmed coronavirus-positive individuals in Cagayan de Oro has reached 1,385, according to the report of city epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya.
Retuya said of the 1,385 vaccinees, 914 were vaccinated with Sinovac vaccine, 314 were vaccinated with AstraZeneca, 107 with Pfizer, 47 with Sputnik V, and three Sinopharm.
Of the 914 coronavirus-positive Sinovac vaccinees, 682 individuals are experiencing mild symptoms, 164 are asymptomatic, 64 have moderate symptoms, and four are severe cases.
Among the 314 AstraZeneca vaccinees, 215 individuals have mild symptoms, 73 are asymptomatic, 25 have moderate symptoms, and one is a severe case.