The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases reports today that none of the 223 Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) seen and examined by the City Health workers manifested symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sara B. Talla informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, that eleven PUMs were released today after they completed the mandatory 14-day quarantine in the different isolation facilities without showing any signs and symptoms of ILI.
In contrast, sixteen (16) new PUMS begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 16 new PUMs are: 1 APOR, a soldier from Iloilo; 2 Locally Stranded Individuals from Palawan and Iloilo and 13 OFWs from Dubai, Vietnam, UK, Taiwan, Hongkong, Qatar and France.
At present, 125 of the 223 PUMs are men while the remaining 98 are women. Three (3) of the PUMs are minors, 8 are senior citizens while 211 are between the ages 18-59 years-old.
Finally, of the 223 PUMS: 96 are in designated hotel facilities; 49 are in the community isolation center and 78 are in the barangay isolation facilities.