City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla disclosed that the city has 67 active COVID-19 cases following the recovery of 2 patients and 1 death, Sunday.
Since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to January 31, 2021 a total of 395 COVID-19 cases were recorded: 67 active; 307 recoveries and 21 deaths.
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla reports that the 67 active COVID cases are residents of Barangays Bagacay (3), Bajumpandan (3), Balugo (2), Bantayan (4), Batinguel (2), Buñao (3), Cadawinonan (1), Calindagan (3), Camanjac (3) Candau-ay (8), Cantil-e (3), Daro (7), Junob (7), Mangnao (1), Motong (3), Piapi (5), Poblacion 1 (1), Poblacion 2 (1), Pulantubig (1), Tabuc-tubig (1) and Taclobo (5).
The 2 COVID-19 recoveries are: 27-year-old male engineer from Poblacion 3 with a history of exposure to a person from Capiz and the 60-year-old female senior citizen from Barangay Calindagan, who was admitted to a hospital for spitting blood tinged with phlegm.
The deceased today, a resident of Barangay Bagacay, is the 60 year-old carpenter and husband of the teacher, who died last Friday.
Meanwhile, 14 Persons Under Monitoring (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, 33 new PUMS begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities also today.
The 33 new PUMs are: 19 close contacts of COVID Positive cases from Pulantubig, Camanjac, Balugo, Buñao and Bantayan; 2 OFWs from Belgium; 1 Returning Overseas Filipino from the US; 4 Locally Stranded Individuals from Manila and Tacloban; 1 newly recovered COVID patient discharged from hospital and 7 APORs to include elevator installers, government employee, visa consultant and nurse.
Of the current 490 PUMs: 190 are in designated hotel facilities, 48 are in the community isolation center, while 252 are in barangay isolation centers.
None of the 490 PUMs seen and examined by the City Health workers manifested symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).