The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases confirms that there are 7 active cases following the recovery of 3 COVID patients yesterday.
Of the 23 total COVID-19 cases since February 2020, 14 have since recovered while 2 immunocompromised patients in their senior years have died.
Meanwhile, City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla reports today that none of the 265 Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) seen and examined by the City Health workers manifested symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).
Dr. Talla informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, that 45 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, 26 new PUMS begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 26 new PUMs are: 2 close contacts of NEGOR-COV 372; 1 close contact of NEGOR-COV 310; 1 Jail Officer; 4 OFWs from Qatar, USA, Saudi Arabia and Japan; 1 Returning Overseas Filipino (ROF) from USA; 12 Locally Stranded Individuals from Cebu City, Butuan City, Tawi-tawi, Manila, San Carlos City and Siquijor; 1 health worker from Cebu City; 1 Sales Manager from Roxas City; 1 Project Staff from Zamboanga Sibugay and 1 cancer patient and his partner from Cebu City.
Of the 265 PUMS: 149 are in designated hotel facilities; 37 are in the community isolation center and 79 are in the barangay isolation facilities.