The City Health Office reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, 14 recoveries with 1 death, Tuesday.
Presently, Dumaguete City has 153 active COVID-19 cases, 2, 367 recoveries and 67 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present July 6, 2021.
Among the newly confirmed COVID-19 cases are 4 senior citizens, 3 members of the same family, a bank employee, a hospital nurse and 8 persons with symptoms of Influenza Like Illness.
The 17 new COVID-19 cases are residents of Barangays Bagacay (1), Bantayan (1), Batinguel (1), Buñao (1), Camanjac (2), Candau-ay (1), Daro (1), Looc (2), Mangnao (2), Piapi (1), Poblacion 2 (3) and Pulantubig (1).
A 68-year-old senior citizen was the latest COVID-19 fatality but the remains were already cremated last Sunday.
The new COVID-19 recoveries are residents barangays: Bantayan (2); Batinguel (5); Calindagan (2); Daro (1); Taclobo (2) and Talay (2).