The number of active COVID-19 cases climbs to 65 following the confirmation of 8 additional cases with 1 recovery reported today.
The 8 new COVID-19 cases are residents of Barangays Bagacay, Daro, Junob (2), Piapi (4) and Talay.
All the newly confirmed cases have been isolated for treatment while their close contacts are under quarantine for swab testing.
Presently, Dumaguete City has 65 active COVID-19 cases with 2, 817 recoveries and 80 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present August 24, 2021.
The lone COVID recovery today is the 39-year-old vendor from Barangay Mangnao.
Of the 65 active COVID cases: 49 cases are monitored and handled by the personnel of the City Health Office; 9 are confined at Silliman University Medical Center; 3 are admitted at NOPH; 2 are confined at ACE Doctors and 2 in Holy Child Hospital.