Four additional members of the same household and 1 OFW tested are the 5 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by the City Health Office, Thursday.
Dumaguete City now has 44 active COVID-19 cases, 2, 735 recoveries and 78 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present August 5, 2021.
The 4 members of the same household were close contacts of a relative who works in a hospital but tested COVID-19 positive following exposure to a patient.
Meanwhile, the 6 COVID-19 patients who have recovered include a nurse, a seafarer, a dialysis patient, a student, a patient who was admitted due to abdominal pain and a 45-year-old resident of Barangay Looc.