The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases confirms today that no new COVID-19 positive cases were registered in the city while 12 individuals including two residents, clients of NEGOR-COV 191, have tested negative in repeat swab and therefore deemed to have recovered from COVID-19.
With this development, City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, that there are 9 remaining active COVID-19 positive cases in the city a decrease from 11 cases a few days ago.
Meanwhile, none of the 265 Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) seen and examined by the City Health workers manifested symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).
On the other hand, only one PUM was released today after he completed the mandatory 14-day quarantine without showing any signs and symptoms of ILI.
In contrast, 9 new PUMS begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 9 new PUMs are: 2 Locally Stranded Individuals from Cebu City; 4 OFWs from Japan, Netherlands, Singapore and South Korea; 2 Persons Deprived of Liberty who were released from City Jail and 3 month-old baby boy, who was discharged from NOPH and tested negative in swab RT-PCR.
Finally, of the 265 PUMS: 142 are in designated hotel facilities; 51 are in the community isolation center and 72 are in the barangay isolation facilities.