City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla disclosed that the active COVID-19 cases increased to 80 following the confirmation of 5 additional cases, Monday.
The 5 new COVID cases are: the 30-year-old school staff from Siquijor but is renting in Barangay Bagacay; 43-year-old company driver exposed to a COVID patient; 59-year-old woman admitted in a hospital due to hypertension and epigastric pain; 46-year-old live-in partner of NEGOR-COV 2678 and the 43-year-old wife of a COVID case in Barangay Mangnao.
Thus, since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to May 10, 2021 the city has 80 active COVID cases, 582 recoveries and 35 deaths.
Dr. Talla also informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s IATF-MEID that 20 Person Under Monitoring (PUMs) completed today the 14-day quarantine without any medical incident, thus cleared to return to their families.
In contrast, 33 individuals are quarantined beginning today after they were exposed to COVID positive cases and those with symptoms of ILI.