City Health Officer Maria Sarah B. Talla confirms three (3) additional COVID-19 positive cases, all residents of Barangay Bantayan, based on the swab RT-PCR test results. The 2 new COVID patients were contacts of NEGOR- Patient 191, an APOR from Bacong town, who had travel history to Manila.
The following are results of the RT-PCR tests released by the Department of Health:
1. A 29-year-old Male, client of NEGOR-Patient 191, exposed October 6, Asymptomatic
2. A 40-year-old Female, client of NEGOR-Patient 191, exposed October 6, Asymptomatic
3. A 46-year-old Female, wife of NEGOR-Patient 199 (office staff of Patient 191)
Dumaguete City now has seven (7) COVID positive cases.
Twenty-one persons, mostly close contacts of the COVID patients, have previously tested negative in the RT-PCR test.
Only one swab test result is pending.