The City Health Office reports 9 new COVID-19 cases with 2 recoveries, Thursday.
There are 49 active COVID-19 cases with 2, 798 recoveries and 80 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present August, 19, 2021.
Among the newly confirmed COVID-19 cases include 6 persons who are close contacts of earlier positive cases; a hospital worker; an accountant and an employee of a private firm.
Meanwhile, the 2 new COVID-19 recoveries are from barangays Pulantubig and Poblacion 6.
Of the 49 active COVID cases: 31 cases are monitored and handled by the personnel of the City Health Office; 10 are confined at Silliman University Medical Center; 2 are admitted at NOPH; 3 are confined at ACE Doctors; 1 at Holy Child Hospital and 2 at Negros Polymedic Hospital.