City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla discloses 2 new COVID-19 cases with 1 recovery, Monday.
The 2 new COVID-19 cases are: a police officer assigned in a different town but resides in the city and a 35-year-old male hospital nurse, who was exposed to a confirmed COVID case.
On the other hand, the lone patient who recovered today was the 59-year-old female resident of Poblacion 1 (Tinago).
Hence, since the city was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to May 17, 2021 the city currently has 128 active COVID cases; 608 recoveries and 37 deaths.
Dr. Talla also informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, that 25 Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) are quarantined today to include 22 close contacts of COVID cases from Barangay Banilad and Daro and 3 persons with symptoms of Influenza Like Illness.
On the other hand, 5 PUMs completed today the 14-day quarantine without any medical incident, thus cleared to return to their families.