The City Health Office confirms the recovery of 2 COVID-19 patients while 3 other individuals were exposed to relatives and co-worker and are now COVID positive.
There are 68 active cases, 309 recoveries and 21 deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic affected the City from January 30, 2020 to February 1, 2021.
The 2 COVID recoveries were both exposed to NEGOR-COV 1137: the 28-year-old female government employee from Barangay Bajumpandan and the 30-year-old female private employee.
Meanwhile, the 3 new COVID-19 cases include the 51-year-old resident of Barangay Batinguel who was infected by his brother-in-law; the 50-year-old resident of Barangay Taclobo, who was exposed to his brother and the 39-year-old female teacher from Barangay Camanjac and exposed to a colleague with COVID.
Dr. Talla also reported that 3 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, 23 new PUMS begin their strict and mandatory 14-day quarantine in the designated isolation facilities today.
The 23 new PUMs are: 1 COVID positive from Camanjac; 1 close contact of a COVID positive from Sibulan; 1 11-year-old boy with ILI; 2 OFWs from Dubai; 1 Returning Filipino student from Indonesia; 1 APOR from Siquijor and 16 Locally Stranded Individuals from Ormoc, Cebu, Dapitan, Manila and Palawan.
Of the 509 PUMS: 208 are in designated hotel facilities; 48 are in the community isolation center and 253 are in the barangay isolation facilities.
Only 1 of the 509 PUMs seen and examined by the City Health workers manifested symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI) while under quarantine.