The City Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases confirms that no new COVID-19 positive cases were reported today, August 1, 2021.
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City IATF, that there are now 50 active COVID cases, 2, 707 recoveries and 78 deaths since the city was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to August 1, 2021.
Meanwhile, a hospital worker was the latest COVID-19 recovery but a 57-year-old patient with symptoms of Influenza Like Illness or ILI died and was cremated today.
Nevertheless, a number of RT-PCR swab tests result for those previously exposed to COVID-19 cases and persons with ILI are still pending and shall be known in the coming days.