A 19-year-old student from Barangay Cantil-e, who underwent swab test in order to travel and a 48-year-old female BPO manager from Barangay Piapi tested positive of COVID-19, Tuesday.
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla said that the BPO manager is now isolated in a hospital after she was admitted for cough and coryza.
Since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to March 23, 2021 there now 15 active cases; 456 recoveries and 30 deaths.
Ten (10) Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) are under strict isolation as they are known contacts of the COVID-19 positive case in Barangays Cantil-e, Piapi and Daro.
In contrast, 23 PUMs completed today the 14-day quarantine without any medical incident, thus cleared to rejoin their families.