The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases reports today that none of the 305 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 14 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, 22 new PUMs begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 22 new PUMs are: 13 Locally Stranded Individuals from Cebu City, Manila and Siquijor; 1 OFW from South Africa; 1 private employee from Bacolod City; 2 Jail Guards from Lapu-Lapu City and 5 airline employees from Manila.
Of the current 305 PUMs: 128 are in designated hotel facilities, 60 are in the community isolation center, while 117are in barangay isolation centers.