Eleven (11) Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) were released today after completing the mandatory 14-day quarantine period in the different isolation facilities without showing any signs and symptoms of Influenza Like Illness or ILI.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, approved their release upon the recommendation of City Health Officer Dr. Ma. Sarah B. Talla so they could return back to their respective families.
Meanwhile, 8 new PUMs were quarantined today that include: a 55-year-old newly discharged patient from a hospital who tested negative of COVID-19; 1 porter exposed to an LSI; 3 OFWs from Singapore, Egypt and Japan; 1 Returning Overseas Filipino, a student from Canada; an employee of a company who arrived via a private plane from Baguio City and a policeman from Bago City.
There are 168 PUMs: 88 are in designated hotel facilities; 29 in the community isolation center and 50 are in barangay isolation centers.
None of the PUMs seen and examined by the health workers have shown symptoms of Influenza Like Illness or ILI.