The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases reports today that none of the 235Persons 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 only one (1) PUM was released today after he completed the mandatory 14-day quarantine in the different isolation facilities without showing any signs and symptoms of ILI.
In contrast, nineteen (19) new PUMS begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 4 new PUMs are: 6 OFWs from Oman, Dubai, Saudi Arabia and Egypt; 9 Locally Stranded Individuals from Tacloban City, Cebu City and Manila and 4 newly discharged patients from a local hospital with history of travel to Siquijor.
At present, 125 of the 235 PUMs are men while the remaining 110 are women.
Thirteen (13) of the PUMs are minors, 15 are senior citizens while 207 are between the ages 18-59 years-old.
Finally, of the 235 PUMS: 135 are in designated hotel facilities; 43 are in the community isolation center and 57 are in the barangay isolation facilities.