11 NEW PUMS QUARANTINED AS 10 WERE RELEASED
Eleven (11) individuals are quarantined beginning today joining the 169 other Persons Under Monitoring or PUMs at the different isolation facilities of the city.
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla also informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases that 10 PUMs completed today the 14-day mandatory quarantine without any medical incident, thus released and cleared to even return to work.
The 11 new PUMs are: 4 OFWs from Japan, Qatar and Florida USA; 1 jail officer; 2 crew of a cargo truck from Bulacan; 3 Locally Stranded Individuals from Muntinlupa, Quezon City and Siquijor and 1 newly discharged patient from a hospital.
They are now in strict isolation and continuously examined by health workers.
Of the 180 PUMs: 89 are in designated hotel facilities, 25 are in the community isolation center, 9 are medical interns and 57 are on home quarantine or in barangay isolation centers.
Only one of the 180 PUMs examined showed signs and symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).