The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases reports today that none of the 284 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 only five (5) 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, fourteen (14) new PUMS begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 14 new PUMs are: 10 OFWs from Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Brazil, Taiwan, Egypt and Denmark; 2 Locally Stranded Individuals from Bukidnon, 1 Jail Officer from Guihulngan District Jail and 1 Engineer from Siquijor.
At present, 169 of the 284 PUMs are men while the remaining 115 are women.
Fourteen (14) of the PUMs are minors, 18 are senior citizens while 252 are between the ages 18-59 years-old.
Finally, of the 284 PUMS: 131 are in designated hotel facilities; 70 are in the community isolation center and 83 are in the barangay isolation facilities.