Cagayan De Oro
Thursday, September 16, 2021

134 new Cagayan de Oro residents contract coronavirus

CASES of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Cagayan de Oro continue to rise as the City Health reported 134 new infections, bringing the total number of Covid-19 infections in the city to 12,475.

Of the 134 new confirmed cases, 68 were local index cases, 24 were close contacts of previously confirmed cases, 25 were local authorized persons outside residence (Apors), three were Apors with link, nine were persons deprived of liberty and five mortalities.

Cagayan de Oro recorded 1,657 active cases, 516 of whom were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, and 1,141 were outpatients.

The city also registered 59 new coronavirus-positive persons who were now tagged as "recovered." This brought the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 10,273.

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city was now at 545.

Meanwhile, the total number of Covid-positive vaccinated individuals in Cagayan de Oro was now at 1,522, city epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya reported.

According to Retuya, of the 1,522 vaccinees, 1,003 were vaccinated with Sinovac vaccine, 333 were vaccinated with AstraZeneca, 112 with Pfizer, 69 with Sputnik V, three with Sinopharm, and two with Janssen.

Of the 1,003 coronavirus-positive Sinovac vaccinees, 755 individuals were experiencing mild symptoms, 175 were asymptomatic, 68 were moderate cases, and five were severe cases.

Among the 333 AstraZeneca vaccinees, 227 individuals had mild symptoms, 78 were asymptomatic, 26 had moderate symptoms, and two were severe cases.


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