CAGAYAN DE ORO

Cagayan de Oro records additional 9 Delta cases

THE City Health Office (CHO) reported on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, an additional nine Delta cases in Cagayan de Oro, bringing the total number to 91.

According to City Health Office medical officer Dr. Ted Yu, of the nine new Delta cases, two were males and seven were females.

He added that the specimens were collected for Genome testing on September 1 to 3, 2021.

The youngest in this new batch of Delta cases is 20 years old, while the oldest is 82 years old.

Of the nine new Delta variant cases, two have negative RT-PCR test results, six were clinically recovered, and one died.

Yu said eight of them, including the expired case, were extracted from their residences prior to their swab testing.

He added that two of the Delta cases were unvaccinated, three have already received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and three are fully vaccinated.

The CHO medical officer said that three of the nine new Delta variant cases were residents of Barangay Balulang. The other individuals were from barangays Tignapoloan, Camaman-an, Bugo, Bulua, Consolacion, and Bonbon.

The contact tracing for the close contacts of the Delta variant cases is still ongoing, Yu said.


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