Thirty (30) individuals, many of them returning residents, are quarantined beginning today joining 287 other Persons Under Monitoring or PUMs at the different isolation facilities.

The 30 new PUMs are: 2 OFWs; 22 Locally Stranded Individuals; 3 Persons Deprived of Liberty who were released from city jail and 3 who are in strict isolation.

City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla also informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, that 8 individuals completed today the 14-day quarantine without any medical incident, thus cleared to even return to work.

Of the 317 PUMs: 138 are in designated hotel facilities, 116 are in the community isolation center while 63 are on home quarantine or in barangay isolation centers.

Furthremore, 18 of them are OFWs, 268 are LSIs while 31 are returning residents or under quarantine as part of standard procedure.

None of the 317 PUMs examined showed signs and symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI). As of today, 1, 142 individuals have completed the mandatory 14-day quarantine since March 2020 and back in their respective families including 73 OFWs and 164 LSIs.