11 NEW PUMs ADMITTED TODAY

Eleven (11) individuals, majority of them Locally Stranded Individuals, are quarantined beginning today along with 116 other Persons Under Monitoring or PUMs at the different isolation facilities of the city.

City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, that 9 individuals completed today the 14-day quarantine without any medical incident, thus released so they could return to their respective families.

The 11 new PUMs are: 7 Locally Stranded Individuals from Siquijor and Taguig City; 1 newly discharged from the hospital and 3 OFWs from Korea, Indonesia and Oman all of whom are in strict isolation and regularly examined by health workers.

Of the 127 PUMs: 52 are in designated hotel facilities, 22 are in the community isolation center, 9 students from Japan while 44 others on home quarantine or in barangay isolation centers.

None of the 127 PUMs that were examined showed signs and symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).