The City Health Office confirms 7 new COVID-19 cases but with 7 recoveries reported today.
Hence, the number of active COVID-19 cases is still 43 with 2, 786 recoveries and 80 deaths since Dumaguete City was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to August 17, 2021.
The 7 new recoveries include 3 hospital workers, 1 government employee, 1 OFW and 2 close contacts (who were exposed to COVID-19 patients).
Meanwhile, the 7 new COVID-19 cases are residents of Barangays Bagacay, Bajumpandan, Bantayan, Batinguel, Candau-ay (2) and Motong.
Of the 43 active COVID-19 only 17 were hospitalized while the 26 other patients have been isolated and monitored by the City Health Office.