The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases reports today that none of the 260 Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) seen and examined by the City Health workers manifested symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).
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 25 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, 58 new PUMs begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 58 new PUMs are: 32 Locally Stranded Individuals from Zamboanga Del Norte, Taguig City, Muntinlupa City, Manila, Quezon City, Cebu City, Lapu-lapu City, Dapitan and Pagadian City; 12 Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF) from USA, Canada, Switzerland and Italy; 11 OFWs from Egypt, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan, Dominican Republic, Netherlands, Denmark, Dubai and United Kingdom; 2 private employees from Cadiz City and NEGOR-COV 222, who was discharged from the NOPH after testing negative in the RT-PCR repeat swab and deemed to have recovered.
Of the current 260 PUMs: 162 are in designated hotel facilities, 43 are in the community isolation center, while 55 are in barangay isolation centers.