The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases confirms two new COVID-19 cases recorded in Dumaguete City.
On the other hand, NEGOR-COV 448 already tested negative in a repeat swab and considered to have recovered from coronavirus.
And based on the results of the RT-PCR swab tests 15 close contacts of COVID Positive Patients tested negative of COVID-19.
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla provided the profiles of the new COVID cases, the newly recovered and those who most recently tested negative as follows:
NEW POSITIVE CASES
1.NEGOR-COV 547 is a 46-year-old male resident of Barangay Buñao and a relative of the elderly couple who have since recovered. He is asymptomatic
2.NEGOR-COV 556 is a 61-year-old male resident of Barangay Junob and a meat butcher in the public market. He is symptomatic and confined in a local hospital.
RECOVERY
1.NEGOR-COV 448 is a 52-year-old housewife and resident of Barangay Looc, who was confined at NOPH COVID ward
NEGATIVE IN SWAB TESTS
•12 close contacts of a COVID Case from Bantayan who is now in Manila
•3 close contacts of the elderly couple NEGOR-COV 426 and 427 in Barangay Buñao
Dumaguete City now has 10 active COVID-19 cases and Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo appeals for the cooperation of the good citizens and visitors by religiously practicing the universal health protocols such as wearing of face masks, frequent hand washing and social/physical distancing.